COVID-19 – Useful Links

COVID-19 – Useful Links

As we are facing uncertain times with the worldwide pandemic of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the government, banks and some insurers are taking extra steps into order to protect small, medium and large businesses that might face closure or difficult circumstances due to COVID-19. Here is a list of some of the current resources available:

The Welsh Government has also announced an additional package of support for businesses hit by Coronavirus. More detail can be found here:

The Development Bank of Wales are offering a three-month capital repayment holiday to their customers to help manage cash flow as the Coronavirus continues to develop.

The announcement on the website lists the various measures available and who is administering them – it is comprehensive & updated as they add additional measures.

The ‘business interruption’ loan scheme (up to £5m loans) will launch next week and will be delivered through the British Business Bank and the BBB link is:


Two schemes involving the Bank of England:

  *   The measures on 11th March included a term funding scheme aimed at SMEs delivered via the banks: Ask your bank about support.

  *   Another scheme for larger firms via the Bank of England and for which there is a market notice explaining some of the detail of how the facility will work: Application forms and pricing will be added to the Bank of England’s website on Monday 23rd.

  *   the Bank will publish a dedicated webpage for corporates seeking to use the Covid Corporate Financing Facility (CCCF) as soon as possible.


The Association of British Insurers have issued a statement on business insurance cover here<> and have a COVID-19 Q&A here<> which includes business insurance, trade credit, income protection and pensions and investments.


Also, in case useful:

  *   Visit Wales: have a dedicated COVID-19 webpage for the latest updates and key links for businesses and industry:

  *   For anyone involved with charities: