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.
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)
THE CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS FOR THIS GRANT HAS NOW PASSED
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
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
For more information: Welsh Government: Grant to help Fishing Sector
Food Safety Standards
Information for Businesses open during Coronavirus
BT: Small Business Support Scheme
Information for Small Business Support Scheme
Useful links and other support available: Useful Links