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COVID-19 Helpful Tips

Below please find links and documents which provide advice and support in response to the current COVID-19 crisis. 

Wales Coronavirus Policy Checker 


Financial Support 

£18m support for the culture, creative and sport sector announced by Welsh Government: https://gov.wales/18m-support-culture-creative-and-sport-sector-wales

The Welsh Government has announced an additional package of support for businesses hit by Coronavirus. More detail can be found here: https://businesswales.gov.wales/coronavirus-advice 

The Development Bank of Wales are offering a three-month capital repayment holiday to their customers to help manage cash flow as the Coronavirus continues to develop. https://developmentbank.wales/coronavirus-support-welsh-businesses 

The announcement on the Gov.uk website lists the various measures available and who is administering them https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-employers-and-businesses-about-covid-19/covid-19-support-for-businesses – it is comprehensive & updated as they add additional measures. 

The ‘business interruption’ loan scheme (up to £5m loans) will launch next week and will be delivered through the British Business Bank and the BBB link is: https://www.british-business-bank.co.uk/ourpartners/coronavirus-business-interruption-loan-scheme-cbils/  

Two schemes involving the Bank of England. The measures on 11th March included a term funding scheme aimed at SMEs delivered via the banks: https://www.bankofengland.co.uk/news/2020/march/boe-measures-to-respond-to-the-economic-shock-from-covid-19Ask your bank about support. 

The Association of British Insurers have issued a statement on business insurance cover here and have a COVID-19 Q&A here which includes business insurance, trade credit, income protection and pensions and investments. 

Other useful links: 

Mental Health & Self Isolation

Guidance for businesses and employers to respond to COVID-19


Baldwins tips for Trustees (Click here for PDF)

The Self-Employed and Corona Virus


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