National Lockdown COVID Business Advice and Support

Updated 5th January 2020

We are aware of the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s statement on 5 January 2021 and awaiting further guidance. We will provide updated information when available.

National Lockdown COVID Business Grants and Support

Updated 6th November 2020

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has updated the funding available for business support grants during the current period of national lockdown, 5 November to 2 December.

For more information click here

COVID-19 – Adult Social Care Infection Control Fund

Updated 6th November 2020

The Adult Social Care Infection Control Fund is worth £600 million and supports care providers in reducing the rate of COVID-19 transmission.

For more information click here

COVID-19 National Restrictions 5th November to 2nd December NEW

Updated 2nd November 2020

UK Government have provide additional information and guidance in relation to the recently announced national restrictions that come into force from Thursday 5th November.  To understand what the new restrictions mean and for more information click here

Job Retention Bonus Scheme Extended NEW

Updated 31st March 2020

In support of the new national restrictions announced that come into force on Thursday 5th November, the Job Retention Scheme has been extended.

For more information click here

 

 

Support for the self-employed 

Updated 2nd November 2020

Following the announcement of further restrictions an update to SEISS has been announced.  More information can be found here.

 

 

Government Business Loans

Updated 31st March 2020

Detail of specific loans available to support businesses

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Bounce Back Loans

Updated 29th April 2020

The government has announced the launch of a 100% guaranteed loan between £2k and £50k.

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Local Telephone Helpline

Updated 31st March 2020

FHDC in conjunction with Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce launch a Helpline for businesses.

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FHDC Business Support Programme

Updated 31st March 2020

Folkestone & Hythe District Council launch a 6-8 week business support programme for independent retail and hospitality businesses

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Business rates and HMRC information

Updated 31st March 2020

Business support information specific to business rates and HMRC related information

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Job Retention Scheme

Updated 31st March 2020

Detail of the Government launched Job Retention Scheme providing 80% of wages up to £2,500 per month

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Business Grant Information

Updated 31st March 2020

Information on business grants and how to access

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Information for Transport & Logistic companies

Updated 31st March 2020

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Specific support for creative and art sector

Updated 31st March 2020

Details of support for the creative and arts sector as announced by Arts Council England.

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Specific Support for Retail, Tourism & Hospitality

Updated 24th November 2020

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Support for Large businesses

Updated 31st March 2020

Details of support for large businesses

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COVID-19 Support for firms driving innovation

Updated 20th April 2020

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Other useful links

Updated 31st March 2020

Details of other support and organisations

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