Advice for businesses - Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Since the 19 July England has been in Step 4 of the roadmap and we have seen all lockdown restrictions be lifted.

Although guidelines such as wearing face coverings and social distancing are no longer required; we are urging all businesses to act with caution.

Find guidance and information on Step 4.

Further guidance for employees, employers and businesses in providing advice about COVID-19 is available on the government website:

There are a number of local organisations that can help you with business advice. Find out more using the contents box on this page, or by using the Next button.

GBSLEP Growth Hub

If you are concerned about the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on your business, the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Growth Hub can offer guidance and support

Call the helpline on 0800 032 3488

Email the GBSLEP Growth Hub or get in touch with one of the Growth Hub account managers directly:

SSLEP Growth Hub

The Stoke on Trent and Staffordshire Growth Hub offers business support information for companies concerned or affected by the COVID-19 outbreak

Visit Stoke on Trent and Staffordshire Growth Hub's website.

Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce has released guidance on the following:

  • advice for businesses
  • resources
  • government advice

Visit Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce's website 

Federation of Small Businesses

The Federation of Small Businesses has developed a resource to provide advice to small businesses and their members about COVID-19.

Visit the Federation of Small Businesses website