Covid 19-Support for Business

The Welsh Government will be updating guidance for businesses regularly on the Business Wales website at: Business Wales

Any business affected should as a first port of call, contact the Business Wales telephone helpline on 0300 060 3000. They can help with practical advice on coronavirus related support.

Bridgend Council also has a dedicated Covid-19 page and you can acccess this by using their link: Bridgend Council

Caravan Parks, campsites and other tourism sites were closed in Wales on the 23 March. Food and drink venues, pubs, bars, clubs, cinemas, casinos, gyms, museums, leisure centres, betting shops and galleries, as of 20 March 2020, all such businesses were instructed to close under the Public Health Act 1984. Welsh Regulations allow those businesses that can, to operate as takeaways.

Below are some useful links from the Welsh Government website.

Business rate relief, grants and loans for businesses

Information about COVID-19 for employers and businesses and what they need to do

Coronavirus: financial help if you’re self employed

Financial help to keep your employees (furloughed workers)

Development Bank for Wales

Two-metre rule will protect workers in Wales from coronavirus

Coronavirus key (critical) workers

Coronavirus: guidance for holiday accommodation businesses

Coronavirus: Statutory Sick Pay (SSP)

Coronavirus: changes to benefits appointment, assessments and claims

Coronavirus: help to get in to work

Universal Credit

Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)

Coronavirus (COVID 19): closure of businesses and premises

EU Structural Funds programme: FAQs on the effect of coronavirus

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