Coronavirus business support

Health and Safety Executive - HSE - COVID-secure checks

From Monday 12 October, the HSE will be contacting local businesses by telephone to find out what measures are in place to make sure they are COVID-secure. During the checks, advice and guidance will be provided to manage risk and protect workers, customers and visitors. More information is available on our news web pages.

Receive regular local business news by email

We are sending out a weekly local business e-bulletin to keep the district's business owners informed about the local and national support available. New subscribers to the service should go to our homepage and register through 'Sign up for email updates' (top right of screen). Those who already receive our email bulletins should sign in and update their preferences on the Subscriber Preferences Page. 'Local business' can be found under the Economy category.

Reopening guidance for North Devon businesses

Access the support available for local businesses impacted by the pandemic, including advice for businesses that are reopening

Business rates - business support

Find out how business rates are affected during the coronavirus outbreak

Local support for North Devon businesses

Support and guidance available to businesses from local organisations

Live Love Local

Our campaign celebrating and supporting our brilliant local retail and hospitality businesses with the aim of help them back on their feet post-lockdown

Government business support

Access the support available to businesses from central government

Support for third sector organisations

Get advice and support for third sector organisations from the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO)

Government's business support finder tool

Get help using the government's business support tool

Schemes to support business owners

How to apply for a CBILS, Bounce Back Loan, Statutory Sick Pay Rebate and Self-Employment Income Scheme

NHS COVID-19 Track and Trace app - businesses

Information about the NHS's Trace and Trace app, including how to create a coronavirus NHS QR code and how to create a QR code poster for your venue