Coronavirus: Advice on government support for businesses and other financial measures

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The NFU's policy and commodity advisers are working to provide up to date advice on the issues impacting members as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. 

This information will be updated regularly and is summarised in this briefing - Government support for businesses and other financial measures (issue 31, updated 14 January 2021).

New and updated areas covered in the briefing include:

  • Mandatory COVID-19 testing introduced to bolster border measures.
  • Global Health Insurance Card.
  • Covid-19 vaccination rollout.
  • BPS and Countryside Stewardship schemes.
  • Job Retention Scheme.
  • The UK / EU Trade Agreement - UK farming's future relationship with the EU
  • Business grants (Local Authorities) - Closed businesses lockdown payments
  • Local restrictions support grant (LRSG (closed)).
  • Local restrictions grant (LRSG (open))

We've also produced an online flowchart to help you navigate through the various COVID-19 business support packages that have been made available by the government. View the interactive page here or download the pdf version. 

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