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What Non-Government Coronavirus Support is Available for Businesses?

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What Non-Government Coronavirus Support is Available for Businesses?
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While the government has provided an unprecedented level of support for businesses through its loan schemes and other services, public bodies, organisations and charities have produced additional resources that may be useful to employers and employees. 

In this guide, we list the current support available for business from outside the government’s scope. 

Organisation/charity

Service

How to access

Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS)

ACAS are running webinars to outline practical measures and details of government support and available resources for employers, as well as providing other useful materials for employers and employees.

To book your place on webinars, or for further information, visit the website

Be the Business

Provides explanations of government and private support available as well as practical guidance to help your business adapt to different ways of working

Further information and advice can be found by visiting their website

Business in the Community (BITC)

Offers business to business support

Further information and advice can be found by visiting their website

Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIPR)

Provides guidance and advice on marketing on the Exchange content hub. 

Further information and advice can be found by visiting their website

Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR)

Offers information and tips for communicating with employees at times of crisis. 

Further information and advice can be found by visiting their website

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) 

Provides information on how employers should respond to coronavirus, as well as free webinars. 

To book your place on webinars, or for further information, visit the website

Companies House

Offers guidance for Companies House customers, employees and suppliers

Further information and advice can be found by visiting their website. 

Financial Reporting Council

Provides advice to companies and auditors on coronavirus risk disclosures

Further information and advice can be found by visiting their website

FutureLearn

Resources on how to tackle the novel coronavirus

Further information and advice can be found by visiting their website

Made Smarter 

Guidance on how technology can help manufacturing continuity.

Further information and advice can be found by visiting their website

Mental Health at Work

A coronavirus toolkit

Further information and advice can be found by visiting their website

Mind

Resources on coronavirus and your wellbeing

Further information and advice can be found by visiting their website

National Federation of Self Employed & Small Businesses (FSB)

Advice and guidance for small businesses and the self-employed

Further information and advice can be found by visiting their website

Pay it Forward campaign

Help for businesses in the hospitality, entertainment and sports industries to generate advance sales

Further information and advice can be found by visiting their website

UNICEPTA

Coronavirus Daily Media Round-UP for CIPR members

Further information and advice can be found by visiting their website

Authors: Sacha Bright & Oliver Murphy

Disclaimer

To the best of our knowledge, the information we have provided is correct at the time of publishing. Sacha Bright is not a solicitor or accountant and we recommend that you seek professional advice on any topic discussed. Nextfin is not liable for any damages arising from the use of or inability to use this site or any material contained in it, or from any action taken as a result of using the site. 

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