The Government has announced measures to support businesses – you can see all the information here.
We have announced that we’ll be offering advance payment to all the businesses eligible for the small and rural business grant funding (£10,000) and those in the retail, hospitality and leisure sector with property with a rateable value between £15,000 and £51,000 (£25,000) in line with what the Government has promised.
Please click here to access the Government’s FrequentlyAsked Questions (FAQ) regarding Grant Funding Schemes.
Keep up to date with business support
Our teams are dealing with a high volume of enquiries regarding business support and other enquiries relating to the COVID-19 response. Please bear with us while we work through these and we’ll be touch as soon as possible. Thank you.
If you are experiencing any issues that are not covered by current Government support, or would like to be kept up to date on business services, please provide details HERE
so that we can include you in future communications and also feedback these issues to
Chorley Council commercial tenants
We are currently engaged in a range of activity in response to the Covid-19
situation. Alongside this, we are currently formulating our policy around
commercial leases and rent collection in respect of the current situation. We
will be in touch with all tenants in the coming days.
Self-employment Income Support Scheme
The Government have announced measures of support for those who are self-employed through the (COVID-19) Self-employment Income Support Scheme. You can find out more information including eligibility criteria on the Government website HERE
HMRC will contact you if you are eligible for the scheme and invite you to apply online.Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS)
The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme, delivered through 40+ British Business Bank accredited lenders and partners, is designed to support the continued provision of finance to UK smaller businesses (SMEs) during the
Covid-19 outbreak. Please click HERE
for more information.
Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
The coronavirus (COVID-19) Job Retention Scheme is designed to support employers whose operations have been severely affected by coronavirus (COVID-19).
Please see guidance on the Government website HERE
Business Crime Advice
Lancashire Constabulary have produced crime prevention
tips and guidance that may assist your organisation and your employees. Click here to view.
There is a lot of useful information for businesses on the Government website - please click here.
Boost; Lancashire’s Business Growth Hub
As a result of the coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having on businesses, Boost; Lancashire’s Business Growth Hub, is refocussing all its efforts from growth support to business resilience support. Click here to find out more