Financial support for businesses during coronavirus (COVID-19)

Find out what financial support you can get for your business.

A full range of business support measures have been made available to UK businesses.

This page help businesses find out how to access the support that has been made available, who is eligible, when the schemes open and how to apply.

Paying your employees


Paying sick pay


Paying tax


Business rates relief

England only (see guidance for Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales)

Support for the self-employed


Support for small and medium-sized businesses


Support for large businesses


Support for businesses affected by coronavirus restrictions

England only.

Published 3 April 2020
Last updated 21 January 2021 + show all updates
  1. Closed Businesses Lockdown Payment guidance for business added.

  2. Guidance on Christmas support payment for wet-led pubs added.

  3. Added support for businesses affected by coronavirus restrictions.

  4. Added details about the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme grant extension.

  5. Support for restaurants added.

  6. Added details of the Local Authority Discretionary Grants Fund.

  7. Added details of the Bounce Back Loan scheme.

  8. Added details of the Future Fund and business support finder.

  9. First published.