Coronavirus Business Support

Supporting Barnsley businesses


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Coronavirus Business Support

If you are a Barnsley-based business, employer, employee or self-employed person, please use this web page to find out which support you are eligible for and how to access it.You can also sign up to our regular newsletter here

If you need to contact us for further advice at this time, please use this website’s CHAT function

Practical Support and Guidance

Supporting your business to return to work

Update from 5/6/20

Guidance for UK businesses trading internationally

Business redundancy support

Redundancy support for the employee

Barnsley Employment Skills & Training

Report a business for not complying to guidance

NHS test and trace: how it works

Download our returning to work safely posters

Financial Support

At a glance eligibility checklist for government funded business support

Grants for businesses who receive small business rate relief

Small business support grant top up (closed 1/7/2020)

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme

Grants for Retail, Hospitality and Leisure

Self Employed Income Support Scheme

Business rates holiday – Nurseries, Retail, Leisure and Hospitality

Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS)

Sheffield City Region Skills Bank

Further advice and resources

We’ve brought together a wide range of further resources to help you and your business during this period, including advice and available technology to enable working from home, advice on banks and finance and links to business support organisations. See what’s available below.

Government advice for employers.

Useful links to support and tools to help your business

Workplace Health and Wellbeing

Takeaway / Delivery service advice

HR Support - Acas, the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service.

Businesses and premises to close

Guidance for food businesses on coronavirus

How to avoid catching or spreading coronavirus

What to do if you think you have symptoms

If you have a high temperature or a continuous cough you should stay at home and self-isolate for seven days. Read the NHS guidance for staying at home.

Information for Barnsley residents

Do you have any questions or need any help?

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