Get help for your business

Help and support for your business, including advice on closing and opening, loans and grants, business support information and help for your staff. Also what to do if you are self-employed.

Roadway with two yellow lines disappearing into the distance

From 8 March, England will see restrictions start to lift as the Government's roadmap out of lockdown plots a route back to a more normal life. We've condensed the government's roadmap out of lockdown, focusing on information relevant to businesses.

Find advice and local and national support for your business
From 4 January, the country will be in national lockdown restrictions: 'Stay at Home'
You may be able to apply for a loan or grant to support your business
Quick-reference guides to help you quickly identify, report and respond to any potential COVID-19 outbreak within your local workplace
Essex County Council has produced some guidance for employers and businesses on what you need to know about the national restrictions
Information and support for self employed people