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COVID-19 Update

We are pleased to provide the latest Covid-19 business support update provided to us by East Riding of Yorkshire Council.

Local COVID alert levels: what you need to know

Information on local COVID alert levels, including what they mean, why they are being introduced and what the different levels are:

Full list of local COVID alert levels by area:


Job Support Scheme

The government’s Job Support Scheme (JSS) will be expanded to protect jobs and support businesses required to close their doors as a result of coronavirus restrictions:


Kickstart Scheme

Apply for a Kickstart Scheme grant: 29 or less job placements:

Apply for a Kickstart Scheme grant: 30 or more job placements:

Find a Kickstart gateway to apply for a Kickstart Scheme grant on your behalf:

Information for organisations who want to be a Kickstart gateway and help employers apply for the Kickstart Scheme:


COVID-19: guidance for food businesses

Advice for food businesses in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in the UK – updated to include businesses closing at 10pm, collecting NHS Test and Trace information and working from home:


Proposed reform of the Prompt Payment Code

Have your say on the proposed reform of the Prompt Payment Code and make your views known to the Small Business Commissioner by completing the following survey:



Find out what support is available and gain expert advice by taking part in the online webinars provided by both local and national organisations:

Humber Business Growth Hub

The Growth Hub has a range of webinar events planned to help businesses through the Covid-19 pandemic.


Watch videos and register for the free webinars to learn more about the support available to help you deal with the economic impacts of coronavirus:


To keep up-to-date with the latest developments

You may wish to save the links below, which will provide useful information and updates:

East Riding of Yorkshire Council:

Humber Business Growth Hub:

HM Government Business Support:


Businesses across the East Riding looking for advice and guidance during the COVID-19 pandemic, or for any other general business support enquiries can contact our business support team. You can contact them by email: and they will respond as quickly as possible.