COVID-19

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Business resilience in a COVID-19 world
“Do not judge me by my success, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.” Nelson Mandela
Becoming an Ebay trader
Moving to a digital shop front can help with the downturn for all retailers at this present time.
Social Media for Business
'Social media' is the general term used to describe websites, apps and platforms whose users can create, submit and share content or participate in so...
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Selling Goods Online
In this guide, we outline the legal requirements for traders selling goods (products or digital content) online.
Crisis Communication and Management Templates
Manage, plan for, and communicate during your corporate crises with these crisis management plan templates.
Business Continuity Planning
This article explains how to make a continuity plan to ensure that a business can operate as effectively as possible if a serious incident occurs.
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A brief guide to business continuity planning
In this short guide, we will explore how you can prepare for the unforeseen with focus on your IT and business-critical systems.
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How to check your business pulse
In times of challenge, what are the best business analytics and reports to keep an eye on?
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An Introduction to Health & Safety
Every employer must comply with health and safety regulations intended to protect people such as employees, customers or members of the public.

News

Register your establishment for the Eat Out to Hel...
Find out how to register your restaurant or establishment for the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme.
Thousands of business advisers to offer free servi...
Thousands of expert professional and business services advisers have signed up to offer free online ...
Government Enhances COVID-19 Future Fund to Benefi...
The Chancellor has expanded a fund for UK start-ups hit by the coronavirus crisis, ensuring those th...
Working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19) - Vis...
Guidance for people who work in hotels and guest accommodation, indoor and outdoor attractions, and ...
Prime Minister announces easing of lockdown restri...
New social distancing measures and the reopening of certain businesses.
Government provides further halt to business evict...
New code provides support to shops and local firms planning their future recovery with their landlor...
Changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will close on 31 October 2020. This article explains the detail...
Wiltshire Council's Discretionary Grant Scheme lau...
Guidance on Wiltshire Councils new fund is now available online.
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Vodafone UK gives small businesses free broadband ...
Vodafone UK has announced that it will give small businesses six months of free unlimited broadband ...
Public advised to cover faces in enclosed spaces
The public is advised to consider wearing face coverings in enclosed public spaces such as shops, tr...
Top-up to local business grant funds scheme
A discretionary fund has been set up to accommodate certain small businesses previously outside the ...
Cyberwell create e-learning Cyber Security and Dat...
Cyberwell have designed and built an e-learning Cyber Security and Data Management tool that is avai...
GWP Group teams up with engineering company to sup...
A Wiltshire packaging supplier has joined forces with an engineering company from Gloucestershire to...
IPR offers virtual pairing scheme to help policyma...
People working in policy at local, national and international levels can now apply for the IPR virtu...
Public urged to flag coronavirus related email sca...
A 'Cyber Aware' campaign and other services have been launched to combat cyber security threats.
Funding schemes for small businesses, social enter...
A list of all non-government organisations provising support to businesses.
Wiltshire’s tech-first accountancy firm, Purple Li...
Struggling to cope with lockdown? Purple Lime has shared it's top tips to help businesses stay afloa...
Could you help feed the nation?
The U.K agriculture sector is in trouble with a huge shortage of key workers.
Coronavirus support from sector specific Trade Ass...
Business Representative Organisations and Trade Associations are providing coronavirus related suppo...
Apprenticeship Programme Response to Coronavirus (...
The Education and Skills Funding Agency has published guidance for apprentices, employers, training ...
Charities: Covid-19 response
Charities and 3rd sector organisations have seen a dramatic fall in charitable donations whilst expe...
Swindon and Wiltshire Businesses asked to help wit...
An urgent call to all local businesses that could manufacture or have surplus PPE to help answer the...
COVID-19: New break in learning flexibility - How ...
Video on the new flexibility in the break in learning rule.
How to access government financial support if you ...
COVID-19 FACT SHEET
Full guidance on staying at home and away from oth...
The single most important action we can all take, in fighting coronavirus, is to stay at home in ord...
Coronavirus: advice for farmers and growers
AHDB and other organisations advice and support for farmers and growers surrounding COVID-19.
'Break in learning’ rule suspended for all affecte...
The government will let apprentices to take a “break in learning” if they cannot be assessed due to ...
Wiltshire Council publish a COVID-19 Community Pac...
Support for you and your community during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Production and supply of ventilator components
Government is looking for organisations to support in the supply of ventilators and ventilator compo...
Government publishes updated COVID-19 industry gui...
New and updated industry guidance published on limiting the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), follow...
COVID-19: guidance for employees, employers and bu...
Information on healthcare advice for employers and support for businesses.
Self-isolation advice
What does self-isolating mean?

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Community Insights

guide
Selling Goods Online
In this guide, we outline the legal requirements for traders selling goods (products or digital content) online.
guide
A brief guide to business continuity planning
In this short guide, we will explore how you can prepare for the unforeseen with focus on your IT and business-critical systems.
advice
How to check your business pulse
In times of challenge, what are the best business analytics and reports to keep an eye on?
guide
An Introduction to Health & Safety
Every employer must comply with health and safety regulations intended to protect people such as employees, customers or members of the public.

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