Self Employment & SMEs

Freelancers, Small business, Medium Businesses

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🇬🇧🔗https://businessresponsecovid.org.uk/
Platform for business responses during COVID-19 outbreak


See also: https://coronavirustechhandbook.com/employers

Call to Action

🇬🇧🔗https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSch3LNAk7IvTgLqyHGZmp6cVDvfdLCUp5-vnVufPJC63dZ0ew/viewform?fbclid=IwAR2SnqioSzPX19VoCFgAwppbRqiApSMBc4gtItb0fz5zZI9ru1QwW6aWyHc
Survey for people in the entertainment and events industry to compile a report for the UK government on the effects of COVID19 on the sector.

Support For SMEs
Governments Support

Europe


🇬🇧🔗https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-employers-and-businesses-about-covid-19/covid-19-support-for-businesses
Government's resources for small businesses and info on the job retention scheme

🇬🇧🔗https://www.sibgroup.org.uk/covid-19-outbreak-resources-and-information?fbclid=IwAR2eCOo288-flEPnxr89OKNUBghWlT3QP90274u-HbLmHv_E9qSFWbhS--A
Guide detailing government support for small businesses from Social Investment Business Group

🇬🇧🔗https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus-support-from-business
To tell the UK government how your business can help out

Support from Communities for SMES

🔗https://www.producthunt.com/posts/give-local
Give Local helps you buy gift cards and support your favorite local restaurant through the COVID pandemic. Buy a gift card, and give restaurants the cash they need to make it through this trying time

🔗https://helpyourhighstreet.org/ 
a system where people can purchase gift vouchers etc from their local high street to keep them afloat.

Resources & Guidance

🇬🇧United Kingdom

🇬🇧🔗https://www.socialenterprise.org.uk/coronavirus-information/
Resources and webinars for social enterprises on managing Coronavirus impact

🇬🇧🔗https://www.fsb.org.uk/campaign/covid19.html
Federation for Small Businesses Guide

🇬🇧🔗https://www.weareumi.co.uk/news/sectors/business-services/advice-and-support-for-businesses-during-covid-19?utm_source=email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=uminewsbulletin
UMI guidance (helpful industry specific guidance)

🇬🇧🔗https://www.bitc.org.uk/fact-sheet/small-business-and-covid-19/
Business in the Community's fact sheet for small businesses

🇬🇧🔗https://m.facebook.com/groups/142964673673928
SE/SME coronavirus support and advice Facebook group

Funding, cashflow and Grants






















See also: https://coronavirustechhandbook.com/remote
See also: https://coronavirustechhandbook.com/teleconferencing
See also: https://coronavirustechhandbook.com/events


🔗https://www.cleanai.co/solutions
Clean AI offers efficient and cost-effective AI-powered solutions for cleaning and safety needs. While we may need to start monitoring hygiene standards, this startup could help institutions ensure hygiene standards across transport, hotels, restaurants, and places of worship.

Courses and Training

🇺🇸🔗https://ahrefs.com/academy/blogging-for-business
ahrefs Blogging for Business course (normally $799)

🇺🇸🔗https://upmyinfluence.com/giveback/
Josh Elledge’s Media Influencer Makeover (normally $1800)

🇺🇸🔗http://eofire.com/love
Get a free copy of either The Freedom Journal or The Mastery Journal from John Lee Dumas

🔗https://www.pluralsight.com/offer/2020/free-april-month
Pluralsight Free Courses for month of April. No catches, no credit card required.

Entrepreneurs & Startups

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Mental Health

See also: https://coronavirustechhandbook.com/mental-health