Support for Businesses

During the COVID-19 emergency the Council will be using the Tendring4Growth e-bulletins to keep local businesses up to date with the latest information. You can register here to receive these e-bulletins.

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Advice on Reopening your Business and Keeping Safe

Read the latest PM press conference statement on the 9th September to see if the new rules affect your business.

Guidance can be found on the links below. You can also search for Government guidance and regulations specific to your business on the GOV.UK Guidance Page.

Gathering Contact Details for NHS Test and Trace

Safely Opening Your Business

Public Places and Green Spaces

Financial Support

The information listed below is not exhaustive. For a full list of financial support, please check the Government’s financial support for businesses page, or you can use the Government’s business support finder to see what support is available for you and your business.

Employers / Self-Employed

Small Business Grant Fund, Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant Fund and Discretionary Business Grant Fund

  • In line with the deadlines set by Central Government, we can no longer accept applications for these funds. If you have already applied and have any queries about your application, please contact

Charities, Creative & Cultural and Heritage

Other Financial Support

Other General Support

You can contact the Government’s Business Support Helpline (England) for free advice. Telephone: 0300 456 3565, Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm.

Webinars and Courses

Last updated on: 21/09/2020 - 15:10