Private sector support
Current Covid-19 information and support available from the private sector covering banking and finance, legal, technology and more
Please return to this page as it will be updated as more information and resources become available.
Innovate UK- Dedicated Scaleup Advisers
Scaling, innovative businesses across England, Wales and Northern Ireland can contact Innovate UK led Enterprise European Network (EEN) for support. EEN is a network of specialist, regionally located advisers which supports high-growth innovation-led companies. Please register here at the Dedicated Contact Line to connect to your local specialist.
In this hub, you’ll find practical, straightforward advice on tackling the challenges you’re facing and quick access to expert product support.
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
HR guidance and support for employees and employers.
London Stock Exchange Group ELITE
Insights and information for managing your business through the pandemic, along with relationship manager support.
Includes posts by Vistage UK members as well as links to resources particularly around HR, legal and remote working practices.
Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Schemes and Fund
Designed to support UK businesses that are losing revenue and seeing their cashflow disrupted as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.
British Business Bank Finance Hub
Summarises the different types of financial support available for businesses operating during the coronavirus outbreak
Industry specific support and guidance on coronavirus. If you are a scaling business in creative, manufacturing, life science, construction or tech a range of entities have resources to help your sector
British Film Institute
Information on the Covid-19 Film and TV Emergency Relief Fund to support the creative community.
Daily briefings produced in collaboration with several associations and industry bodies in engineering and construction.
Pay it Forward Campaign
Crowdfunder, with support from Creative England, the Creative Industries Federation and Enterprise Nation, has launched a nationwide Pay it Forward campaign to support businesses affected by the crisis. The campaign offers free fundraising for businesses along with support for creative industries, social enterprises and wider business sectors. Participating businesses can open up new markets and access future customers through selling vouchers, goods, and services in advance to help during this difficult time.
Social Enterprise UK
Updated information page with regular webinars, free legal helplines, and specific resources for social enterprises working in health and social care
Hub for charities and social enterprises, including guidance on available national and regional funding schemes and a round-up of pro bono tools and resources
Tech London Advocates
TLA Resource Hub has been set up to provide information, resources, tools, help and advice to the TLA community and beyond
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