Government update

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Businesses and Employers Bulletin

27 March 2020:

This bulletin provides information for employers and businesses on Coronavirus (COVID-19). All guidance, information and announcements can be found at GOV.UK. Organisations should pay particular attention to the guidance for employees, employers and businesses which is being updated regularly with the latest advice.

The UK Government is supporting businesses and their employees through a package of measures during this period of unprecedented disruption. The Business Support website helps businesses find the right support, advice and information to help with the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the support measures that are available. This website will continue to be updated as information becomes available. Some aspects of business support are devolved. Specific information for businesses and employers in Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales is available.  


  • Claim for wage costs through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
  • Self-employment Income Support Scheme
  • New Updates and Guidance
  • Requests for Business Intelligence and Assistance

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