COVID-19 Business Support Update

Happy New Year.

I am delighted to say that we will be able to add the weekly Covid-19 business support update. 

Local restrictions

The local restriction alert level for the East Riding is currently Tier 3 Very High. The council’s website contains further information about what you can and cannot do if you live, work or travel in the East Riding of Yorkshire:


Closing certain businesses and venues in England

This guidance sets out restrictions on certain businesses and venues in England under the different local Covid alert levels:


If you need to self-isolate or cannot attend work due to coronavirus

Guidance for employers and workers on work absences due to coronavirus (COVID-19):


Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: step by step guide for employers

Updated after the scheme was extended until the end of April 2021:


Providing apprenticeships during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

Updated to incorporate guidance on tier 4 and phased returns:



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 our business support team. You can contact them by email: and they will respond as quickly as possible.

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