Support and advice for businesses Covid-19 

Content:

 1. Information on Coronavirus

 2. Council services during Coronavirus

 3. School closures, free school meals and childcare provision

 4. Financial help available during Coronavirus

 5. Support for communities

 6. Support and advice for businesses (current page)

 7. Symptoms, social distancing and self-isolation advice

 8. News and statements about Coronavirus

 9. Covid-19 grants linked to business rate properties in Wales

Welsh Government support to businesses

If you are currently experiencing issues or have any concerns with regards to your business operations/supply chain contact the Business Wales helpline on 03000 6 03000 or follow the Business Wales link for information on business rate relief, grants and loans for businesses to help during the disruption caused by COVID-19

Support for self employed

The new Self-Employed Income Support Scheme, means those eligible will receive a cash grant worth 80% of their average monthly trading profit over the last three years. This covers 95% of people who receive the majority of their income from self-employment.

Further information on this scheme can be found at the below links.

Covid-19 grants linked to business rate properties in Wales

Welsh Government is making funds available for non-repayable grants for small businesses; these will be distributed by the Council for qualifying businesses situated within the Caerphilly County Borough that are registered to pay business rates on their premises on or before the 20th March 2020.

Caerphilly County Borough Council Local Support

At the moment the Council is still running its regular grants schemes to support new expanding businesses.

If you would like someone from the Council’s Business Support Section to contact you regarding the Council’s grant schemes or to discuss an aspect of your future business plans or concerns then please e-mail business@caerphilly.gov.uk.

Guidance to employers and businesses on COVID-19

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

Coronavirus (COVID-19): planning conditions

Guidance for planning authorities on retail deliveries during the coronavirus outbreak.

Rural Payments Wales (RPW): coronavirus (COVID-19)

Latest update on RPW services affected by the coronavirus.

UK Action Plan

The UK Government has recently produced an action plan for how the UK has planned for and what further action will be taken to tackle the current coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

GOV.UK Guidance - closing certain businesses and venues

We have clear guidance from Central Government about businesses that are legally allowed to trade and the exceptions. This will be updated frequently as this fast moving situation progresses and we have more localised Welsh Government guidance. 

Food delivery and takeway provision advice

below if a link to some guidance if you are a food business and considering providing a takeaway or food delivery service.

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