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Business Advice and Support

Help for Businesses – COVID 19

Business Support Finder Tool

UK Government ‘support finder’ tool will help businesses and self-employed people to quickly and easily determine what financial support is available to them during the coronavirus pandemic. 

Use the Business Support Finder Tool


Start-Up Grant NOW CLOSED

Businesses can apply for the grant by accessing the Economic Resilience Fund Eligibility Checker on the Business Wales website. If eligible you will be directed to your local authority website where you will be able to access the application form.


Welsh Government Business Grants (Business rates paying premises only)



Welsh Government Economic Resilience Fund

 See more details and how to apply: Business Wales Financial Support and Grants

 Eligibility checker for the support that is on offer: Business Wales Eligibility Checker


Business Rates

Businesses in the Hospitality, leisure and retail sectors with a Rateable Value of below £500,000 are eligible for 100% business rates relief for the financial year 2020/2021.


Support for Employees

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Under the Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, all UK employers with a PAYE scheme will be able to access support to continue paying their employees’ salary for those who would otherwise have been laid off due to COVID-19.


Statutory Sick Pay Support

For more information: Guidance for employees, employers and businesses


Support for the Self Employed

Self-employment Income Support Scheme

For more information: Self Employment Income Support Scheme


Further financial Support

Covid-19 Wales Business Loan Scheme

Details of the fund, eligibility and application process can be found on: Development Bank of Wales

*Important update* Due to the unprecedented volumes of applications the Development Bank of Wales is now fully subscribed for the Covid-19 Wales Business Loan Scheme. 

Businesses seeking a loan should consider the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme available for SMEs through over 40 accredited UK lenders.


Business Interruption Loan Scheme

For more information: Business Interruption Loan Scheme 


Bounce Back Loan Scheme

For more information: Apply for a Coronvirus Bounce Back Loan 


Support for Fisheries Sector

We would also like to hear from businesses in order that we can understand how much support is required.


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Frequently Asked Questions

Still not sure what help you can get? Read our Corona Virus FAQ


Useful links and other support available: Useful Links


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