Latest Covid-19 advice & support for BID members

27/03/2020

Newport Now BID is working hard to provide as much practical help, support and advice to its members as possible.

This page will be updated regularly with links to such advice, as well as latest BID activity. 

Government announces scheme to support self-employed

https://www.businesssupport.gov.uk/self-employment-income-support-scheme/

Extra protection for commercial tenants

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/extra-protection-for-businesses-with-ban-on-evictions-for-commercial-tenants-who-miss-rent-payments

Latest direction on which businesses must close

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/874732/230320_-_Revised_guidance_note_-_finalVF.pdf

Coronavirus – Support for small businesses

The Welsh Government is making funds available for non-repayable grant for small businesses with a rateable value of up to £51,000.For more information and how to apply visit – www.newport.gov.uk/business

Updated UK government information for employers

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-employers-and-businesses-about-covid-19/covid-19-support-for-businesses

Updated UK government information for employees

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-employers-and-businesses-about-covid-19/covid-19-guidance-for-employees

Business support from Welsh Government

https://gov.wales/coronavirus-covid-19-support-businesses

Update on BID services

Following government instructions, a number of BID services have been temporarily suspended with immediate effect. These include our Ambassadors, who ended their patrols on March 23, and the Savings Advisory Service. BID members can continue to contact our manager Kevin Ward for help, advice and support - please email kevin@kevinwardmedia.com.

Information from Newport City Council

http://www.newport.gov.uk/en/Council-Democracy/Coronavirus-COVID-19.aspx

ACAS advice for employers and employees

https://www.acas.org.uk/coronavirus

Business support and other information from UK Government

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-individuals-and-businesses-in-wales

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