Support for businesses

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

How we're supporting our business customers

One of our top priorities during this crisis is to ensure we are supporting our customers who are facing financial difficulties.

Our dedicated commercial team are working with our customers throughout this crisis to provide whatever support we can.

We have also gathered together some useful resources and information to help you navigate through this unprecedented time, and we’ll use this page to keep you updated.

Our coronavirus hub contains further guidance and information.

Mortgage payment holidays
If you are experiencing difficulty with mortgage payments as a result of coronavirus, you can apply online for a payment holiday of up to three months.
Managing your account
You can use our online services to help you manage your business banking needs without having to leave your home.

Small Business and Leisure, Retail and Hospitality Grants

Local authorities are administering a series of financial measures to help businesses impacted by the Coronavirus outbreak.

Think you would qualify but have yet to find out how to apply?

The scheme is available nationwide. To find out more and to see if you’re eligible, contact your local council.

Further government support

This quick and easy tool on the government website helps you to find out which types of support your business is likely to be eligible for: Gov.uk support finder.

Useful links

If you are looking for more help and support, there are a variety of organisations and sources of information you can draw form. Your local chamber of commerce will be a good port of call. For hospitality businesses, your regional destination management organisation is worth checking in with. For more tailored support, you may consider engaging with your accountant.

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