Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Information and guidance regarding the government response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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CORONAVIRUS BUSINESS UPDATE #2

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE FOR BUSINESS #2 1030, 23/03/20

The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) is now available through participating lenders

If you are a smaller business or a business advisor, please visit our CBILS for Businesses and Advisors page

STATEMENT - Now is the time to stay home and save lives

I have held many conversations with the Tourism Minister, local government officials and stakeholders in the constituency. We hoped that government guidance on non-essential travel would be adhered to, but it is obvious many people are visiting Cornwall despite this advice. 

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE FOR BUSINESSES #1

In addition to the measures announced by the Chancellor earlier in the week and in the Budget last week, today Rishi Sunak announced Our Plan for People’s Jobs and Incomes.  It will help to protect people’s jobs; offer more generous support to those who are without jobs; strengthen the safety net

Complete ban on evictions and additional protection for renters

The government has announced a radical package of measures to protect renters and landlords affected by coronavirus. As a result, no renter in either social or private accommodation will be forced out of their home during this difficult time.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR BUSINESSES SEEKING FINANCIAL SUPPORT (COVID-19)

This page contains important information from the government concerning financial support and how businesses can access it. 

If you are a small- or medium-sized business, you may be entitled to reclaim the costs of Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) for sickness absence due to COVID-19:

The Emergency Coronavirus Bill

The Government has published the details of measures in the Emergency Coronavirus Bill – which will protect life and the nation’s public health and ensure NHS and social care staff are supported to deal with significant extra pressure.

Scott Mann MP: Reporting back - Special update

There were some big wins for North Cornwall in the budget this week, as I welcomed the Chancellor’s announcement of £500k in seed funding for the Camelford bypass. The funding commitment represents the first stage of the Government’s financial commitment to the project.