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Tackling the coronavirus: advice and support for your business

As a trusted partner to over one million UK businesses, we understand the impact the coronavirus (COVID-19) is having. We want you to know: we're here to help. In this hub, you'll find practical, straightforward advice on tackling the challenges you're facing and quick access to expert product support.

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In-depth: UK Government financial help

UPDATED Friday 3rd April 2020

Our latest blog post explains the different financial help schemes available with more info on accessing them.

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Choose your Sage product to find help and advice about managing your business remotely.

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Practical help and advice to support you right now

We have a range of supporting articles giving straightforward, practical advice around some key topics from getting financial help to working from home.

Working remotely
The government is encouraging people to work from home if possible. Our resources can help you keep your business running and productive.
Looking after your employees
Helpful advice, guidance and tools to take care of your employees - from health and wellbeing to time off.
Understanding your costs and cash flow
Helpful advice and tools to understand and manage your business cash flow and costs through these challenging times.
Coronavirus: What financial support is available for your business?

Coronavirus: What financial support is available for your business?

Read this comprehensive guide on the financial support that's available to help your business during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Coronavirus: The value of a supply chain contingency plan

Coronavirus: The value of a supply chain contingency plan

Learn why a supply chain contingency plan can help your business prepare for challenges both big and small, and keep things moving.

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Coronavirus: Financial measures unveiled to support UK businesses

Coronavirus: Financial measures unveiled to support UK businesses

Learn about financial measures announced by the government in light of coronavirus (COVID-19) and what they mean for your business.

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Statutory Sick Pay: A simple guide for businesses

Statutory Sick Pay: A simple guide for businesses

Learn about what Statutory Sick Pay is, how it works, what it means for your employees, and how it's been amended due to coronavirus.

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How to create a business continuity plan for your company

How to create a business continuity plan for your company

Coronavirus has prompted companies to think about business continuity. Here's how to write an effective business continuity plan.

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Coronavirus: Government financial support for self-employed workers

Coronavirus: Government financial support for self-employed workers

Learn about the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme, a government initiative to help self-employed workers due to coronavirus.

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Spring Budget 2020: What the outcomes mean for businesses

Spring Budget 2020: What the outcomes mean for businesses

The Spring Budget 2020 introduces help for businesses impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19), as well as a series of other business changes.

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6 ways to maintain employee engagement when working remotely

6 ways to maintain employee engagement when working remotely

Remote working doesn't mean employee engagement needs to be neglected. Here's a series of tactics your business can use to engage your staff.

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Cash flow management tips for businesses impacted by coronavirus

Cash flow management tips for businesses impacted by coronavirus

At times of economic uncertainty and volatility, managing cash flow effectively is more important than ever. Here's how to do it.

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Stay up to date on the latest advice

 

Government

UK Government: central coronavirus page

UK Government: coronavirus business support programmes

UK Government: coronavirus advice to businesses and employees

UK Government: closure of non-essential businesses and exceptions

UK Government: coronavirus latest cases and risk level in the UK

See below for business support in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

Scotland: coronavirus advice for businesses

Welsh Government: support for businesses

Northern Ireland: business support

Professional associations

CBI: Business impact of coronavirus

FSB: Advice and guidance for small businesses and the self-employed

Enterprise Nation: Support and advice for small businesses

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

ICAEW: UK practical business advice - COVID-19

Institute of Certified Bookkeepers: COVID-19

The Association of Accounting Technicians: COVID-19

2020 Innovation: COVID-19 resources for members

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