Coronavirus: Business Support
Coronavirus (COVID-19) support is available to businesses
Loans, tax relief and cash grants are available
Employers might be eligible for financial support to pay wages
Self-employed people might be eligible for a taxable grant covering 80% of trading profits
What you can do now
Find out what financial support schemes you may be eligible for
Make your workplace COVID-secure
Check if you can claim a grant if you’re self-employed
Making your workplace COVID-19 secure
For businesses that can remain open, the government has published social distancing guidance to help keep everyone safe.
Support for businesses affected
Watford Borough Council Advice & Support
Watford Borough Council have set up a dedicated website with information for Watford businesses. Their website is being updated constantly with more information as details of support are filtering down from the Government. If you have any queries regarding business rates or access to grants please go to their website by clicking here to find out more.
The government recognises the huge challenges faced by many businesses in light of the Coronavirus epidemic. In both the Budget, and subsequent Downing Street Statements, the Chancellor has announced a range of support for businesses and the economy.
Watford Borough Council also have dedicated webpages with advice for businesses to reopen safely.