COVID-19 Business Support Update

ERYC - Covid-19 business support update. 

A chance to contribute to the COVID-19 Collection in the East Riding

East Riding Archives are asking residents to share their memories of the COVID-19 lockdown period in a new COVID-19 collection, which will be preserved for the benefit of future generations:

Check if you can claim for your employees' wages through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Find out if you’re eligible and how much you can claim to cover wages for employees on temporary leave ('furlough') due to coronavirus (COVID-19):

HMRC issue briefing: how HMRC will continue to support customers and the economy

This briefing sets out how HMRC will continue to support customers and the economy over the coming months:

New payment for people self-isolating in highest risk areas

People on low incomes who need to self-isolate and are unable to work from home in areas with high incidence of COVID-19 will benefit from a new payment scheme:

Organisation testing registration: record of users

Guidance and spreadsheet to record the details of up to 50 people who you've tested for coronavirus on that day:

Coronavirus (COVID-19): information for farmers, landowners and rural businesses

The latest information for farmers, landowners and rural businesses during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak:

New virtual events programme to help you get back to business

Get set for the next stage of your exporting journey with the Grow Your Exports Programme. Delivered by the Department for International Trade (DIT) this programme of free online events is designed to give you the tools you need to strengthen your business after the impact of COVID-19 and help you plan for the future, your international business growth, and expansion into overseas markets:


Find out what support is available and gain expert advice by taking part in the online webinars provided by both local and national organisations:

Humber Business Growth Hub

The Growth Hub has a range of webinar events planned to help businesses through the Covid-19 pandemic.


Watch videos and register for the free webinars to learn more about the support available to help you deal with the economic impacts of coronavirus:

To keep up-to-date with the latest developments

You may wish to save the links below, which will provide useful information and updates:

East Riding of Yorkshire Council:

Humber Business Growth Hub:

HM Government Business Support:

Businesses across the East Riding looking for advice and guidance during the COVID-19 pandemic, or for any other general business support enquiries can contact the business support team. You can contact them by email: and they will respond as quickly as possible.


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