Coronovirus Latest

Information, resources and support related to Coronavirus. We will endeavour to update the information on a regular basis.

Business Banking Updates

With Monzo's business account, you'll be notified the moment you get paid (or pay out).

April 1, 2020

Funding & Finance

100% free fundraising for your business during the coronavirus crisis.

April 1, 2020

All businesses and self-employed people in with outstanding tax liabilities may receive support with their tax affairs.

April 1, 2020

Blog from Both Sides of the Table on Medium.

April 2, 2020

British Business Bank's Coronavirus Interruption Loan Scheme Portal.

April 1, 2020

Facebook is offering $100M in cash grants and ad credits for up to 30,000 eligible small businesses in over 30 countries.

April 1, 2020

Find out more about paying VAT and Income Tax if you're in financial distress.

April 1, 2020

Find out more about putting employees on 'furlough' to protect your payroll (GOV.UK).

April 1, 2020

GOV.UK summary of support schemes for businesses of all sizes.

April 1, 2020

NICE have made their Scientific Advice Service free for SMEs innovating COVID-19 solutions.

April 1, 2020

SMEs and employers can reclaim Statutory Sick Pay paid for sickness absence due to COVID-19.

April 2, 2020

Techstars and Anthemis have share insights into the ways Coronavirus has and will affect startups.

April 1, 2020

Top tips from TechNation.

April 1, 2020

Business-led innovation in response to global disruption (de minimis)

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UKRI open call for research & innovation ideas to address COVID-19

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EIT Headstart Funding Call

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Health Security & Pandemics (SOLVE from MIT)

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COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Mastercard Launch Initiative & Wellcome)

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IndieBio Coronavirus Initiative (IndieBio)

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Action Against Corona - Get funded

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LifeArc: Funding available for the development and testing of therapeutics to treat COVID-19

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KTN: COVID-19 Response

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Innovative Medicines Initiative: IMI2 Call 21: Development of therapeutics and diagnostics combatting coronavirus infections

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The London Community Response Fund

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TechForce19 from NHSX

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Innovations to accelerate vaccine development and manufacture

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Development of therapeutics and diagnostics combatting coronavirus infections

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British Business Bank: Start-Up Loans

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European Commission: EU Funding available to start-ups with innovations to tackle COVID-19

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EIC Horizon Prize for 'Early Warning for Epidemics'

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Business Support

Action against Corona is a purpose-built accelerator that links volunteers with digital skills to COVID-19 related projects.

April 2, 2020

All businesses and self-employed people in with outstanding tax liabilities may receive support with their tax affairs.

April 1, 2020

Bread & Jam are holding a number of webinars over 2 weeks for food innovators. Tickets from £18+.

April 6, 2020

British Business Bank's Coronavirus Interruption Loan Scheme Portal.

April 1, 2020

Business rates holidays and cash grants for retail, hospitality and leisure SMEs.

April 1, 2020

Claim your employee's wages through the job retention scheme (GOV.UK)

April 1, 2020

Commercial tenants who cannot pay their rent because of COVID-19 will be protected from eviction. (GOV.UK)

April 1, 2020

Crowdsourced resources to help startups navigate the Coronavirus Pandemic.

April 1, 2020

Essential resources from London Growth Hub to help your business manage and mitigate its exposure to the impact of coronavirus.

April 1, 2020

Eventbrite's resource hub for businesses who are adjusting to remote events / cancelled events.

April 1, 2020

Find online tech conferences to help you build knowledge and connect with the tech community. This crowd-sourced document was begun by the Women in Tech group.

April 2, 2020

Find out more about paying VAT and Income Tax if you're in financial distress.

April 1, 2020

Find out more about putting employees on 'furlough' to protect your payroll (GOV.UK).

April 1, 2020

For business owners looking to strengthen their social strategy.

April 1, 2020

Free crisis management advice and templates to help you deal with PR issues. Created by TalkWalker.

April 1, 2020

From Silicon Valley venture capitalist firm Andreeseen Horowitz / a16z, this list collates their best thought leadership pieces on leading in uncertain times.

April 6, 2020

Guidance on Coronavirus (COVID-19) for medicines and healthcare industry.

April 2, 2020

IPSE works on behalf of freelancers and the self-employed. See their hub for COVID-19 information and advice.

April 1, 2020

If you cannot pay your tax bill on time, inform HMRC ASAP (GOV.UK).

April 1, 2020

Insights and advice regarding the Coronavirus pandemic and its impact on business and the workplace. Part of the Coronavirus Tech Handbook.

April 2, 2020

Insights from Taylor Vinters.

April 1, 2020

Live webinars for quick and useful business guidance.

April 3, 2020

NICE have made their Scientific Advice Service free for SMEs innovating COVID-19 solutions.

April 1, 2020

PWC have a wealth of insights and resources to help businesses strengthen their COVID-19 survival strategies.

April 1, 2020

SMEs and employers can reclaim Statutory Sick Pay paid for sickness absence due to COVID-19.

April 2, 2020

Small businesses can access additional funding through their local authority.

April 1, 2020

Southwark Council have published guidance for businesses and employers.

April 2, 2020

Tech Against Coronavirus have created a collection of useful tools to help with remote working.

April 2, 2020

Techstars and Anthemis have share insights into the ways Coronavirus has and will affect startups.

April 1, 2020

These templates from TalkWalker will help you prepare and appropriately react to crises.

April 1, 2020

This Google Doc from Ekua Cant of Freelance Heroes provides helpful tips on surviving COVID-19 as a freelancer

April 2, 2020

This TalkWalker blog will walk you though building a quick crisis communication plan for your business.

April 1, 2020

This crowd-sourced document aims to help tech professionals connect, collaborate and create communities.

April 2, 2020

This crowd-sourced resource has useful tips for leadership at this time.

April 2, 2020

This crowd-sourced toolkit is an extensive guide to transitioning your business to remote working.

April 2, 2020

This map will show you your local Business Improvement District (BID) - your hub for business support.

April 2, 2020

This slack channel connects you to a network of like-minded freelancers and work opportunities.

April 2, 2020

This webinar from FSB explains the financial help you can receive to support your small business.

April 1, 2020

This webinar from YFood Online will help food business entrepreneurs to understand the new government support measures.

April 2, 2020

Tips from top marketing pros - free resource from Social Media Examiner.

April 1, 2020

We Are Waterloo BID (Business Improvement District) have created extensive Coronavirus guidance for businesses and employees.

April 1, 2020

Remote Working Guides

Learn what it takes to effectively and efficiently manage an all-remote company with this GitLab resource.

April 1, 2020

This Trello blog contains some great tips for maximising productivity when you'd rather be in bed.

April 1, 2020

Tools

JoinSecret provides discounts on Software as a Service platforms such as Airtable, AWS, Typeform and more. Use code STAYSTRONG in application message field for free premium licence.

April 1, 2020

Meet From Home is an easy-to-use directory of free online meetups.

April 1, 2020

Tech Against Coronavirus have created a collection of useful tools to help with remote working.

April 2, 2020

These templates from TalkWalker will help you prepare and appropriately react to crises.

April 1, 2020

This TalkWalker blog will walk you though building a quick crisis communication plan for your business.

April 1, 2020

Wellness & Community Support

Action against Corona is a purpose-built accelerator that links volunteers with digital skills to COVID-19 related projects.

April 2, 2020

Begun by comedian Sarah Millican to connect people spending winter holidays alone, #Joinin is back.

April 1, 2020

Check in daily to confirm or deny presence of any coronavirus symptoms. Created by Zoe & King's College London to help scientists identify high-risk areas, vulnerable people and speed of spread in your area.

April 1, 2020

Coronavirus Tech Handbook have created a vast resource to help people experiencing bereavement.

April 1, 2020

Do you know someone with cancer who is self-isolating? Recommend this platform so that they can connect with companions.

April 1, 2020

Find a local neighbourhood support group with Halo.

April 1, 2020

Free workouts that you can do from your own home, without equipment.

April 2, 2020

HelloHub is a free web-based bulletin board that aims to help strenghten neighbourhoods.

April 1, 2020

HeroBuddy is on a mission to help the most vulnerable people during the COVID-19 crisis. Can you help?

April 2, 2020

If you experience COVID-19 symptoms, this advice can help you manage your symptoms/illness. Developed by US nurses.

April 2, 2020

Local organising to support the most vulnerable in our communities.

April 2, 2020

Meet From Home is an easy-to-use directory of free online meetups.

April 1, 2020

NHS.UK have published comprehensive advice to help everyone keep safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 1, 2020

Print and complete this Smart Citizenry postcard, then post through the door of vulnerable neighbours.

April 2, 2020

Spectacular have transformed their themed pub quizzes into a fantastic virtual experience - donate if you can.

April 2, 2020

This app goes beyond meditation to help you develop your mindfulness skills.

April 1, 2020

This crowd-sourced document aims to help tech professionals connect, collaborate and create communities.

April 2, 2020

This crowd-sourced toolkit is an extensive guide to transitioning your business to remote working.

April 2, 2020

This resource from Coronavirus Tech Handbook will help you defeat isolation.

April 1, 2020

Use this Public Health England tool to see prevalence of COVID-19 in your area.

April 2, 2020

Child Education & Entertainment

An extensive list of resources to help homeschooling during the pandemic.

April 2, 2020

BUSUU is providing free language lessons.

April 1, 2020

CodeSpare is a coding academy for primary school aged children.

April 1, 2020

From craft events company Makings & Musings. Paid events are also planned for adults to join.

April 2, 2020

Learning Ladders connects schools and students at home to help support learning.

April 2, 2020

Teacher-created planning and assessment materials and teaching resources! Perfect for inside and outside the classroom.

April 1, 2020

Tech Against Coronavirus have created a collection of useful tools to help with remote working.

April 2, 2020

The toolkit was made for Makers, but provides an extensive list of resources for homeschooling children.

April 1, 2020