Coronavirus - useful links

Updated 2nd April 2020

For all:

COVID-19 Benefits Guidance

General Health advice: NHS Inform

A Practical Guide to Remote Work and Mental Health: here

Coronavirus Mental Health Support and Advice: here

For redundancy help in Scotland please visit 

Dumfries and  Galloway Council:  updates here

DG Community Bulletin providing updates on COVID-19 matters here

Coronavirus and claiming benefits

Information on business grants for D&G here

Newly Self-Employed Hardship Fund Information here

Information on schools and childcare here

Money Advice Service:

ACAS Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice for employers and employees

For business:

UK government : COVID-19: guidance for employees employers and businesses 

COVID-19: guidance for self-employed individuals

COVID-19: additional support for business guidance

Scottish Government: Coronavirus advice for businesses in Scotland

NEWS - £1billion Business Support Fund opens

Coronavirus Support for Buinesses here

Business support for non-domestic rate payers in Scotland here

British Business Bank: Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme

Business Gateway: Virtual and local business support - Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

Federation of Small Businesses: Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Advice and guidance for small businesses and the self-employed

Scottish Chambers of Commerce:

Business Advice and Guidance - COVID-19

Free Business Support Webinar (Wednesday April 8th) - book here

Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board: 

FAQs, support and advice for farmers and growers here