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Information for businesses

Applications for COVID-19 Small Business Funding Grants and Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grants are now open, please go to our Business Rates web page for information on how to apply.

The Chancellor has set out a package of temporary, timely and targeted measures to support public services, people and businesses through this period of disruption caused by COVID-19.

This includes a package of measures to support businesses including:

Guidance, eligibility and how to access each scheme is being updated on a regular basis by government.

Guidance on further businesses and premises to close

View the current guidance on which businesses and premises must close and the exceptions to each category.

Guidance for tradespeople

Work carried out in people’s homes, for example by tradespeople carrying out repairs and maintenance, can continue, provided that the tradesperson is well and has no symptoms. Read the full government guidance before carrying out any work.

Extra protection for businesses with ban on evictions for commercial tenants who miss rent payments

The government has announced that no business will be forced out of their premises if they miss a payment in the next 3 months.

Online retail and postal services

Online retail is still open and encouraged and postal and delivery service will run as normal.

Helpful resources for employers and employees

Business helplines

  • You can contact the government’s Business Support Helpline for free advice on 0300 456 3565. Lines are open Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm. 
  • HMRC operates a helpline for businesses on 0800 0159 559.

Receive alerts about local business support

Sign up to receive alerts from Brentwood Borough Council about coronavirus (COVID-19) business support.

Contact the Brentwood Borough Council Economic Development team

If you need further assistance email business@brentwood.gov.uk with your enquiry.

Last updated: 26 March 2020

Breadcrumb, my location

Support, Advice and Funding

Information for businesses

Applications for COVID-19 Small Business Funding Grants and Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grants are now open, please go to our Business Rates web page for information on how to apply.

The Chancellor has set out a package of temporary, timely and targeted measures to support public services, people and businesses through this period of disruption caused by COVID-19.

This includes a package of measures to support businesses including:

Guidance, eligibility and how to access each scheme is being updated on a regular basis by government.

Guidance on further businesses and premises to close

View the current guidance on which businesses and premises must close and the exceptions to each category.

Guidance for tradespeople

Work carried out in people’s homes, for example by tradespeople carrying out repairs and maintenance, can continue, provided that the tradesperson is well and has no symptoms. Read the full government guidance before carrying out any work.

Extra protection for businesses with ban on evictions for commercial tenants who miss rent payments

The government has announced that no business will be forced out of their premises if they miss a payment in the next 3 months.

Online retail and postal services

Online retail is still open and encouraged and postal and delivery service will run as normal.

Helpful resources for employers and employees

Business helplines

  • You can contact the government’s Business Support Helpline for free advice on 0300 456 3565. Lines are open Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm. 
  • HMRC operates a helpline for businesses on 0800 0159 559.

Receive alerts about local business support

Sign up to receive alerts from Brentwood Borough Council about coronavirus (COVID-19) business support.

Contact the Brentwood Borough Council Economic Development team

If you need further assistance email business@brentwood.gov.uk with your enquiry.

Last updated: 26 March 2020