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Coronavirus (COVID-19) latest information and advice

Help for businesses

What to do if you have a case of COVID-19 in your workplace

The B&NES Local Outbreak Management Plan defines the majority of employment sites as Places. A list of high risk places can be found in Appendix 1 of the Plan.

GOV.UK have issued guidance to employers on working safely during the pandemic.

Find COVID-19 advice and guidance for businesses

Get help from Invest in Bath

Our Invest in Bath service is co-ordinating support services to local businesses in light of the COVID19 public health situation. If you have specific concerns, questions or needs at this time, please email and the team will respond directly.

Register for a business grant

If your business needs urgent financial help from the Government due to coronavirus (COVID-19), our Invest in Bath business support service has a dedicated team to give targeted help to companies.

Register for a business grant online

Support for small businesses is available from two grant funding schemes: the Small Business Grant Fund and the Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant Fund.

Any business currently in receipt of small business rate relief or rural rate relief may be eligible for a £10,000 cash grant. Any retail, hospitality or leisure business with a rateable value above £15,000 and below £51,000 may be eligible for a £25,000 cash grant.

Apply for the expanded retail discount

Apply for the business rates expanded retail discount for occupied retail, leisure and hospitality premises. Eligible premises will receive a discount of up to 100% on their bill for the 2020/21 financial year.

Apply for expanded retail discount online