Useful Links

Please find below a list of resources and links you may find useful for further reading and information.

Community Led Support Groups – information regarding support groups and food delivery services for the vulnerable and self-isolating.

Cyber Security – advice from Inspire Insurance about cyber security whilst working from home and protecting your employees.

Recruitment Support – there is a range of support available if you are seeking for new opportunities for yourself or if you are looking to recruit new colleagues for your business.

International Trade – find updates on how international trade and freight forwarding may be affected by the COVID-19 outbreak.

Mental Health Support – resources offering mental health support during the Covid-19 crisis, and beyond.

Crowdfunding – Coventry City Council have partnered with Crowdfunder to launch a matchfund grant that ensures the culture and sports sector in Coventry is supported quickly during this time of crisis.

Trade Credit Insurance

The government will temporarily guarantee business-to-business transactions currently supported by Trade Credit Insurance, ensuring the majority of insurance coverage will be maintained across the market. This will support supply chains and help businesses to trade with confidence as they can trust that they will be protected if a customer defaults on payment.

Regulatory Toolkit Supporting Businesses Reopening – Covid 19

The Better Business for All (BBfA) partnership has used their knowledge and expertise to bring together resources from trusted organisations to help guide you through the main considerations for restarting your business safely. This Covid-19 Toolkit provides useful documents such as a risk assessment template and action plan, business checklists and useful guides to help you.

Coronavirus Finance Finder Tool

Coronavirus (COVID-19) support is available to employers and the self-employed, including sole traders and limited company directors. You may be eligible for loans, tax relief and cash grants, whether your business is open or closed. Use this business support finder to see what support is available for you and your business.

Funding Schemes to Support UK Automotive and Civil Aerospace Suppliers to Adapt and Compete

Many UK automotive and civil aerospace organisations are facing extraordinary challenges to survive, stabilise and thrive in the Post-Covid marketplace. If you are an aerospace or automotive supplier (or a customer of these suppliers) there is a funded programme available to support you with industry approved expert providers. The programme will provide the companies involved with £50k – £200k+ of funding to access expertise and will match with time by the Beneficiaries. Funding must be used by March 2022.