UPDATED: The government has announced small businesses that already pay little or no business rates will be eligible for a one-off coronavirus grant worth up to £3,000. However, last night (17 March), the Chancellor increased this amount to £10,000.
>See also: Around 700,000 businesses in England currently eligible for Small Business Rate Relief (SBBR) or Rural Rate Relief can apply for the emergency funding.
Business rates scrapped
Scotland announces £80m small business grant fund
The Scottish government has announced an £80 million fund to provide grants of at least £3,000 to small businesses in sectors facing the worst economic impact of COVID-19.
https://www.gov.uk/self-employment-and-universal-creditEmployment & Support Allowance
https://www.gov.uk/employment-support-allowanceCovid-19 Small Business Government Grant
https://smallbusiness.co.uk/how-do-i-get-the-government-3000-coronavirus-grant-2549866/Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan
https://www.stepchange.org/debt-info/emergency-funding.aspxPlease share – lots of people are self-employed, and these links tell them how to access financial help from the Government.