COVID-19 – Business Support Links

Please find below links to business support & advice during the Covid- 19 outbreak.

Scottish Chambers of Commerce Daily Covid-19 Update

Latest – 19th October Click Here


Business Recovery Information

NEWLY RELEASED- Scottish Chambers of Commerce  Recovery RoadmapClick Here

NEWLY RELEASED – Advisory Group on Economic Recovery  Full Report- Click Here

NEWLY RELEASED – Advisory Group on Economic Recovery  Summary Report- Click Here

Scotland’s Route Map through and Out of the Crisis Click Here

Counter Terrorism Policing Headquarters Update For Reopening BusinessesClick Here

Chamber Network Business Survival Guides

Coronavirus Business Survival Guide- Financial Support UPDATED Click Here

Coronavirus Business Survival Guide- Employment Support For Businesses- Click Here

Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) Providers- Click Here


Coronavirus Restrictions Fund- Applications Close 3rd November- Click Here

Scotland Loves Local Grant – Applications Close 25th November- Click Here

Screen Hardship Fund-  Click Here 

Events Industry Support Fund- Click Here 

Funding sources to support businesses in Scotland facing coronavirus – Click Here 


General Support 

Scottish Chambers of Commerce – Business Support 19 – Click Here

With information to support businesses to minimise and manage the risks associated with the virus. This includes employers advice and guidance as well as access to finance opportunities.

Business Support Helpline

The business helpline number is 0300 303 0660. The helpline will be open Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.30pm.

Callers should select option one to speak to the COVID-19 team.

HMRC Tax Helpline- 0800 0159 559

Scottish Government Advice- Click Here  

If you are an employer or a business owner, the UK Government has provided the following guidance for employers and businesses.

Business Gateway West Lothian- Click Here 


Access2Employment- Business Support- Click Here 

Covid-19: Your Business & Social Distancing Guidance- Click Here

How to prepare and manage your business for the impact of the coronavirus- Click Here 

£320 million package of support for businesses- Click Here 

Coronavirus support for employees, benefit claimants and businesses- Click Here

Coronavirus: your rights at work- Click Here

Covid-19 and Social Enterprise Click Here 

Chamber Members Support

French Duncan LLP- COVID 19 Help For All Click Here
French Duncan LLP – COVID-19 & HMRC Payments: Our summary for you- Click Here
French Duncan Covid – 19 Loan help- Click Here 
French Duncan- Covid 19- Cash Is Reality- Click Here 

Morton Fraser- Practical Covid-19 Advice- Click Here
Morton Fraser Knowledge Hub- Click Here
Morton Fraser Managing coronavirus in the workplace – FAQs and Podcast Click Here 

Harper Macleod – Corona Virus Advice For BusinessesClick Her
Captio- Offer on Effective Security Measures for your Remote Workforce Free 60 Day License- Click Here 

Advice Call 
Harper Macleod have let us know that they are happy to chat with any members regarding issues they are facing with no charge for initial general advice on a telephone call.
Call Scott Kerr, Partner on 0131 247 3336. 

Chamber Network Opportunities 


Health Support

NHS Inform-  Click Here 

Providing full and up-to-date advice is available  including

  • what to do and who to contact if you have symptoms
  • how to prevent infection
  • high-risk areas around the world
  • advice on self-isolation
  • a helpline for those who do not have symptoms and are looking for general information


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