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 Roadmap– Click 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 Businesses– Click Here
Chamber Network Business Survival Guides
Coronavirus Business Survival Guide- Employment Support For Businesses- 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
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
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
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