Last updated: 24th September


All the government support for people and businesses is detailed on the Government website.  The ‘support finder’ tool will quickly identify the financial support is available businesses and the self-employed, you can find out more here.

The following scheme will end in October 2020:

Schemes to protect jobs:


For the attention of Hampshire hospitality, leisure and tourism businesses


Financial support administered by your local authority

All financial support being administered by your local authority have now closed. For more information on further support by your local authority, please head to their dedicated Covid-19 web page on their website. (click on the table below to access the links)



Financial Support from the Banks

There several loan schemes available for businesses. The application deadline for the below schemes has been extended to 30 November [except the Corporate Financing Facility which closes next year].

The full rules of the above schemes and guidance on how to apply is available on the British Business Bank website.


Other support


Local support

You can also find free support, advice, and information on sources of finance through your local Growth Hub.


If you have a query that isn’t covered by this guidance you can contact the Government Business Support Helpline.