Covid-19: Employers, Employees and Businesses

Advice for Businesses and Employees Affected by Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The government has updated its guidance to assist employers, employees and businesses.

This guidance provides advice on:

  • the novel coronavirus, COVID-19
  • how to help prevent spread of COVID-19
  • what to do if someone has symptoms of COVID-19 and has been in business settings eligibility for sick pay

See the latest government guidance

Financial Support for Businesses

To keep updated with the latest government announcements on business support throughout the coronavirus situation check the central government website or subscribe to receive their email alerts.

Further information and support for the local area can also be accessed through Cumbria Tourism, Cumbria Growth Hub, Cumbria Chamber of Commerce and the Cumbria LEP.

Also Allerdale Borough Council has a lot of useful information.

Allerdale Borough Council have also provided guidance for food businesses/caterers on providing a takeaway service.

The government has a Business Support Helpline available on 0300 456 3565.  Also, the Government Business Support website helps you find the right support, advice and information to help with the impact of coronavirus (Covid-19) on your business.

Useful links