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There is lots of guidance being made available for businesses and employers in the wake of the Coronavirus / COVID-19 outbreak in the UK. You may find selected pages below helpful:
There is a package of measures available to support business:
For self employed sole traders / partnerships:
You can now check your eligibility online for the Self Emploment Income Support Scheme with HMRC's tool:
You will need your UTR and NI Number. You will be given details of your eligibility, and a date from which you will be able to apply. Following application, you should receive funds within 6 days.
Taxable grants will be available based on previous year's income:
In the event you don't qualify for that there is guidance here in relation to benefits you may be eligible for:
For local, Derbyshire based businesses:
Derbyshire County Council have set up an emergency fund for small businesses and sole traders. Grants of up to £500 are available:
The above link contains information on:
Further specific guidance for employers:
Further specific guidance for employees:
There is a dedicated Coronavirus / COVID-19 HMRC Helpline you can call if you have any issues keeping up with tax liabilities or other financial difficulties as a result of the current situation:
0800 0159 559