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

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Watch a YouTube video about the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.

This video 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.

How to make a claim

Watch a YouTube video about the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – how to make a claim.

This video 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.

Extension to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and flexible furloughing

Register for the next live webinar about the extension to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and flexible furloughing.

This webinar gives an overview of the changes to the scheme and more information on:

  • how employers will be affected
  • flexible furloughing
  • key dates
  • support available

Watch a YouTube video about the extension to the coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and flexible furloughing.

YouTube video.

Self-Employment Income Support Scheme

Register for the next live webinar about the 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

Watch a YouTube video about the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme - how to make a claim.

This video 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

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

Other help available

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

Published 31 March 2020
Last updated 26 June 2020 + show all updates
  1. A new YouTube video has been added about the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, including flexible furloughing.

  2. The YouTube video about the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme has been updated.

  3. The YouTube video about how to make a Self-Employment Income Support Scheme claim has been updated.

  4. The YouTube video for 'Running your business through the coronavirus pandemic' has been updated.

  5. A webinar has been added for more information on extensions to the coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and flexible furloughing.

  6. The YouTube video on how to calculate a claim through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been updated.

  7. The YouTube videos have been updated for how to make a claim through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, and how to make a claim through the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme.

  8. The YouTube video about the Statutory Sick Pay rebate scheme has been updated.

  9. The YouTube video about the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme has been updated.

  10. The YouTube video about how to make a claim through the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme has been updated.

  11. We have updated 2 videos under 'Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme'. The videos explain how the scheme works and how you can claim.

  12. The YouTube video for the Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) rebate scheme has been updated.

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

  14. 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.

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

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

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

  18. Link to HMRC's digital assistant added.

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

  20. 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.

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

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

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

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

  25. Link to register for next live webinar updated.

  26. First published.