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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Business Toolkit
The pandemic has had a huge impact on businesses and continues to do so. The Business Gateway has developed a number of resources to help your business build resilience for the future, get back on your feet and move forward. You can see some of these below as well as support provided by the government and others. If you can't find what you need please call us on 0166 366 8487.
Speak with a business adviser
Simply complete the form if you would like a business adviser to get in touch with you to offer support and advice in regards to Coronavirus.
Early stage business
If you started your business in or after 2018 and your trading was interrupted due to Covid-19 and lockdowns, we can help you get back on track. This free support has been specifically designed to help early stage businesses like yours restart and grow.
Building Business Resilience
As a small or medium-sized business in Leicestershire, as well as the support from our own advisers you have access to these free programmes aimed at helping you recover and thrive after the challenges of the pandemic and Brexit.
Business Mentor Champions
We have 10 leading business mentors offering free support and expertise. Simply talk to a business adviser who can kick-start your relationship with them.
Business support from Gov.uk
The latest from the government on Covid-19 and support available.
Find out about financial support for businesses including grants from your local authority, Bounce Back Loans, Coronavirus Business Interruption Loans and more.
Employment and benefits support
This site provides information about the changes the government has brought in to support people who are already claiming benefits, need to claim benefits, or are at risk of losing their job as a result of coronavirus.
There are a series of Youtube government videos and free webinars to help you deal with the economic impact of Covid-19. Take a look now.
Here you will find a wide range of webinars and events offering support and expertise on essential business topics.
Health and Wellbeing Support
The following resources provide advice and information to help businesses, the self-employed and employees look after their health and wellbeing.
Redundancy and Recruitment Service
This scheme offers information for all businesses and employers across Leicester and Leicestershire, who are having to make changes to their workforce due to the coronavirus pandemic.