We need to support each other in these testing times, so here we’ve put together a few easy to find resources and links to help.

Useful Links for Business & Financial Support

HMRC YouTube Channel (yes, YouTube channel!)

HMRC have a YouTube channel full of advice on forms, processes and of course the current government financial relief funds. A much nicer way to deal with the essentials of running a business.

Mental Health At Work

Offers a Coronavirus Toolkit which points to various useful resources.
‘Paying attention to workplace mental health has never been more important. Mental Health at Work is here to help you find what you need. It’s fair to say, we’re in an unprecedented situation. The usual ideas don’t seem to apply. If you’re worried about coronavirus, maybe we can help.’

LinkedIn Courses : Remote Working for You and Your Team

LinkedIn offers 16 free courses.
‘We have 16 LinkedIn Learning courses available for free including tips on how to: stay productive, build relationships when you’re not face-to-face, use virtual meeting tools (Microsoft Teams, Skype, BlueJeans, Cisco Webex and Zoom), and balance family and work dynamics in a healthy way.’

Arts Council England : Emergency Funding Package

The Arts Council is making available a £160m fund for: Funding for organisations outside of the National Portfolio / Funding for individualsFunding for National Portfolio Organisations

Funding applications must be received during April.
‘We are making £160 million of emergency funding available for those organisations and individuals who will need it during this crisis, and we have also changed the funding requirements for individuals and organisations currently in receipt of our funding, to help alleviate pressure on them as best we can.