Bounce Back Loan (BBL)
An overview of the government support available. Includes Bounce Back Loan, job retention scheme, business rate holidays, Covid Corporate Financing Facility and tax support.
If you're self-employed and have been affected by coronavirus, you may be eligible for a taxable grant. See if you're eligible and how to claim on the government website.
A fund that supports small and rural businesses in England with business costs during coronavirus. If you pay little or no business rates, your business could be entitled to a one-off cash grant of £10,000 from your local council.
A fund supporting businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors during coronavirus. If your businesses is in one of these sectors, you may be able to claim a one-off cash grant of up to £25,000 from your local council.
This scheme will issue convertible loans between £125,000 to £5 million to innovative companies which are facing financing difficulties due to the coronavirus outbreak.
The government have announced cuts to VAT for the hospitality and tourism sectors. Rates will be reduced from 20% to 5% and will apply from 15 July 2020 to 12 January 2021.
See if you could benefit on Gov.uk.
Choose how and when you can delay making your second payment on account for the 2019 to 2020 tax year.
You may be able to delay some tax payments without paying a penalty, if you're unable to pay on time because you've been affected by coronavirus.
If your business is in the retail, hospitality or leisure sector, or a nursery, you may be eligible for business rates relief.
The VAT payments deferral scheme ended on 30 June 2020. If you’re a UK VAT-registered business that deferred VAT payments between 20 March 2020 and 30 June 2020 please visit the government website.
If you can’t maintain your current workforce due to the impact of coronavirus, you can apply for a grant to cover the majority of their wages.
If you're an employer, find out if you can use the Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme to claim back employees' coronavirus-related Statutory Sick Pay (SSP).
Incentivise customers to eat out in your restaurant or other eating establishment by giving them a discount which you can then claim back from the government.
Find out what financial support schemes you may be eligible for.
Support is available to employers and the self-employed, including sole traders and limited company directors. You may be eligible for loans, tax relief and cash grants. Use the support finder tool on the government website to find out what help you could receive.
The actions to consider when re-opening your business and information to help you understand how to protect customers and colleagues.
Guidance and support may be different from England, if your business is based in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland. Find the latest information for your country below.
See our latest guidance, support and advice relating to coronavirus. Find out what financial help is available and get business support to deal with the impacts.
The Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS), Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) and the Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CLBILS) are managed by the British Business Bank on behalf of, and with the financial backing of the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). British Business Bank plc is wholly owned by HM Government and is not authorised or regulated by the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) or the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
Full details on BBLS, CBILS and CLBILS and the list of participating BBLS, CBILS, and CLBILS lenders can be found on the British Business Bank website: www.british-business-bank.co.uk.