Business support directory
Business support finder tool
Use the GOV.UK support finder tool to help find financial support for your business during this time.
Business owners and self-employed people can fill out a quick online questionnaire to be directed to the financial support they may be eligible for.
Support for the creative sector
If you are an arts organisation, business or individual working in the cultural sector, creative industries or night-time economy in London, please visit the Mayor of London’s Culture at Risk page to register your details for support, guidance and resources:
Our WorkRedbridge service offers recruitment support for businesses for free.
There are grants for businesses available for small businesses in receipt of small business rate relief and eligible retail, hospitality and leisure businesses.
The Bounce Back Loan scheme helps small and medium-sized businesses to borrow between £2,000 and £50,000.
The London Business Hub
Advisers can provide expertise across a broad range of business needs at this difficult time including how to:
- Understand and access financial help, including the extensive financial assistance being made available by the government.
- Start continuity planning to deal with the potential impacts of COVID 19
- Address and manage challenging sales, supplier, staffing and retention issues
They are also offering free one-to-one support from a dedicated business adviser via telephone or video messaging using a variety of platforms.
Federation of Small Businesses
Advice and support for small businesses and the self-employed is available as well as webinars and updates.
The government has announced a series of measures to support businesses in the UK.
The Future Fund
More start-ups and innovative firms are now able to apply for investment from the Government’s Future Fund