Guidance

Help and support if your business is affected by coronavirus (COVID-19)

Watch videos and register for the free webinars to learn more about the support available to help you deal with the economic impacts of coronavirus.

You can sign up for email alerts about live and recorded webinars, YouTube videos and online guidance.

If you register for a webinar, you:

  • must register and sign in 5 minutes before it starts
  • can ask questions using the on-screen text box

Running your business through the coronavirus pandemic

Watch a YouTube video about the support available to help you run your business through the coronavirus pandemic.

This video gives an overview of the support available to help businesses deal with the economic impact of coronavirus including:

  • deferral of VAT and Income Tax payments
  • coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
  • HMRC Time to Pay Scheme

Running your business through coronavirus

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Register for the next live webinar about the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.

This webinar gives guidance on the Job Retention Scheme which will help support businesses and employers dealing with the economic impact of coronavirus including:

  • furloughed workers
  • scheme eligibility
  • how to calculate a claim

Watch a YouTube video about the support available on the Job Retention Scheme.

How to make a claim

Register for the next live webinar about the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – how to make a claim.

This webinar gives information on how to make a claim through the scheme, including:

  • essential information you need before you start
  • how to work out your claim
  • what happens after you submit your claim

Watch a YouTube video which gives a step-by-step guide on how to make a claim through the Coronavirus Retention Scheme.

Self-Employment Income Support Scheme

Register for the next live webinar about Coronavirus Self-Employment Income Support Scheme.

This webinar gives an overview of the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme, including:

  • who can apply and how
  • the amount you can claim
  • other support available

Watch a YouTube video

How to make a claim

Register for the next live webinar about the Coronavirus Self-Employment Income Support Scheme - how to make a claim.

This webinar gives:

  • an overview of the scheme
  • who can claim
  • how to make a claim
  • what you’ll need
  • what happens after you’ve claimed
  • support available

Watch a YouTube video which gives a step-by-step guide on how to make a claim through the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme.

YouTube video

Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) rebate scheme

Register for the next live webinar about the coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay rebate scheme.

This webinar gives an overview of the SSP rebate scheme, including:

  • who can claim
  • when to start paying SSP
  • employees you can claim for
  • making a claim
  • keeping records and more

Watch a YouTube video

Helping employers support employees

Watch a YouTube video about the support available to help employers and their employees deal with the economic impact of coronavirus (also known as COVID-19) including:

  • the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
  • Statutory Sick Pay
  • furloughed employees and more

Helping employers to support employees

Other help available

Use HMRC’s digital assistant to find more information about the coronavirus support schemes.

Published 31 March 2020
Last updated 20 May 2020 + show all updates
  1. The YouTube video for the Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) rebate scheme has been updated.

  2. The YouTube video on how to make a claim for the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme has been updated.

  3. A YouTube video with a step-by-step guide on how to make a claim through the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme has been added.

  4. Webinar about Coronavirus (COVID-19) Self-Employment Income Support Scheme - how to make a claim has been added.

  5. New YouTube videos have been added about the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme and Helping employers support employees.

  6. A new YouTube video has been added about the Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) rebate scheme.

  7. Link to HMRC's digital assistant added.

  8. Webinar about Coronavirus (COVID-19) Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) rebate scheme has been added.

  9. Webinar about Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Self-employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) and a YouTube video with a step-by-step guide on how to make a claim through the Coronavirus Retention Scheme have been added.

  10. Webinar about Coronavirus (COVID-19) Job Retention Scheme - how to make a claim has been added.

  11. A new YouTube video has been added about the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

  12. Webinar about Coronavirus (COVID-19) Job Retention Scheme has been added.

  13. Link to YouTube video added about the support available to help businesses run through the coronavirus pandemic.

  14. Link to register for next live webinar updated.

  15. First published.