This page focuses on: economic support for organisations, late payments, tax information, imports & exports, AGMs, call for production of ventilators

Financial support is available for businesses during this difficult time.

Local Authorities across Greater Lincolnshire and Rutland are starting to process thousands of grants for eligible local businesses.

See below for some guidance on remote working for businesses. 

Further general advice:

Late payments

Office of Small Business Commissioner (SBC)

 Call: 0121 695 7770

Advice and help on late payment issues for small business (under 50 staff)

enquiries@smallbusinesscommissioner.gov.uk

Tax

Visit this webpage for the Government's latest information regarding tax relief.

Call: 0800 0159 559

Imports & Exports: Department for Trade (DIT)

DIT has established a Business Taskforce in response to COVID-19 to support UK businesses. It will deal with external issues relating to exports and imports.

Its objectives are to collate and analyse business intelligence; engage and support businesses; and feed into XHMG policy.

Call: 0800 0159 559

Email: covid19@trade.gov.uk

Annual General Meetings

Visit the Chartered Governance Institute (ICSA) website for guidance on contingency plans for AGMs

Email: policy@icsa.org.uk 

Call for the Production of Ventilators & Ventilator Components

BEIS is looking for organisations that can support in the supply of ventilators and ventilator components across the United Kingdom as part of the Government's response to COVID-19.

An online form can be completed https://ventilator.herokuapp.com  

This page was updated 31st March 2020