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Other areas of support available from the government that can help businesses, employees, and the self-employed.

We’ve put together this list of additional government resources to help businesses, employees and the self-employed affected by coronavirus (COVID-19).

Business support helpline

Contact the government’s business support helpline for free advice
Phone: 0300 456 3565
Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm

Find more details and helplines in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

HMRC Helpline

HMRC have online help set up to help businesses and self-employed people concerned about not being able to pay their tax due to coronavirus.

The best way to get help from HMRC on any topic is to contact them online.

Alternatively, you can call them on 0800 0159 559


Government departments are hosting a series of webinars to help businesses understand the support available:

Growth Hubs

Find your Growth Hub for free advice and information on:

  • local and national business support
  • sources of finance
  • help to build business resilience.

Find a Job service

If your business needs more workers as a result of COVID-19, such as those in food logistics, preparation and retail, post vacancies on Find a Job.

Published 3 April 2020
Last updated 22 April 2020 + show all updates

  1. Added links to webinars about supporting staff and customs/international trade.

  2. First published.


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