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01 Apr 2020

Useful COVID-19 Government links

The current COVID-19 situation is changing every day, meaning the advice and updates that are out there is constantly evolving too. This, combined with the somewhat overwhelming volume of content out there, can make finding the information you actually need difficult – especially with the added stress of the environment we’re all in.
That’s why, to support you during this difficult time, we have collated a number of useful links for you to check during the COVID-19 pandemic.


HM Revenue & Customs
HM Treasury
Chartered Institute of Tax (CIOT)
Institute of Chartered Accountants for England and Wales (ICAEW)
Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT)

Accounts filing at Companies House:

Companies House has also issued guidance for limited companies and limited liability partnerships who may not be able to file their accounts by their normal filing deadlines because of Covid-19. 


UK Government: Coronavirus Guidance for Employers and Businesses
UK Government: Government Financial Support
Federation of Small Business (FSB): COVID-19: Advice and guidance for small businesses and the self-employed

English Business Helpline
Call 0300 456 3565 Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm
Scottish Business Helpline
Telephone: 0300 303 0660 Textphone: 0800 023 2071 Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5:30pm
Welsh Business Helpline
Telephone: 0300 060 3000 Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5:30pm
Northern Ireland Business Helpline
Telephone: 0800 181 4422 Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5pm

Financial support:

Business Interruption Loan Scheme
Job Retention Scheme
Self-employment Income Support Scheme
Small Business Grant Funding
Statutory Sick Pay Rebate
Support for Businesses Paying Tax
Corporate Financing Facility
Business Rates Holiday for Nurseries
VAT Deferral
Deferral of Self-Assessment payment

Health & wellbeing

Public Health England
Mental Health UK
Coronavirus and your wellbeing
Looking after your mental health during the Coronavirus outbreak
How to look after your mental wellbeing while staying at home
Strength and flex exercises you can do at home

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