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Working safely during coronavirus

Guidance developed by HM Government in consultation with industry to help employers, employees and the self-employed understand how to work safely during the coronavirus pandemic.

HM GOVERNMENT CORONAVIRUS

The official source for UK Government advice and guidance on all aspects of the UK Coronavirus response. This includes details of employment and financial support measures, and help for businesses and other organisations.

GREATER BIRMINGHAM CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE

Support from the Chambers to help businesses stay informed and connected, and to grow and develop during the crisis. This includes a live Twitter chat, webinar and blog series, and digital networking and events.

GREATER BIRMINGHAM & SOLIHULL LEP GROWTH HUB

Provision of one-to-one support from a Growth Hub Business Advisor; advice on the practical steps that business owners can take; and information on webinars, virtual drop-in sessions and helplines. The site also includes a Coronavirus impact survey to inform the LEP support and policy response.

CBI – CONFEDERATION OF BRITISH INDUSTRY

Provision of a key Coronavirus briefing from the CBI Director-General; topical advice via a recorded daily webinar and insight articles; and an opportunity to submit details of your businesses experience of COVID-19.

BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL

Aimed at Birmingham residents and businesses, the site provides information on local and national business support and guidance, and updates on all affected Birmingham City Council services.

WEST MIDLANDS COMBINED AUTHORITY BUSINESS SUPPORT

Weekly updates from the Mayor’s Covid-19 economic impact group, and which links users to key sources of regional support through the Growth Hub network, Chambers of Commerce, Industry bodies, and Local Authorities.

FEDERATION OF SMALL BUSINESS

Help and support available from the FSB, and updated daily. This includes free to watch on-demand webinars; specific guidance for employers around key issues such as pay entitlement; and support for mental health and wellbeing.

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