Key Information and Support

The Highland Council has launched Supporting Economic Recovery in Highland – A Guide for Businessescontaining lots of information, advice and support for shops, leisure facilities and other businesses likely to experience an upsurge in visitor numbers as lockdown restrictions are eased.

The Scottish Government have announced guidance for businesses and organisations on the collection and retention of customer, visitor and staff data, which is crucial for the Test and Protect System.

The Scottish Government have published Scotland’s route map out of the crisis.  See the updated route map below and download the PDF version here.

Further details of staying safe have been produced.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) support is available to employers and the self-employed. You may be eligible for loans, tax relief and cash grants. Use this business support finder from Scottish Government to see what support is available for you and your business.

The Scottish Government also have a dedicated website for business support and a helpline on 0330 303 0660.

The following document summarises the key support packages announced by both UK and Scottish Governments to date, and we have provided further information on other support in following sections.

Download a PDF version of the Coronavirus Business Survival Guide here.

This document offers HR advice to businesses:

Download a PDF version of the Coronavirus HR Guide here.

Page updated: 04/09/2020

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