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We've collated information on support networks, financial and business advice to assist you throughout this difficult time. No matter how big or small your business is, we are here to support you.

Government support for businesses (UK)

You can find an overview of the measures here. Alternatively, you can find the website here.

Find more information on the self-employment income support scheme here.

Useful sites, links and contacts (UK)

For Tax advice

A new HMRC helpline has been launched to help businesses concerned about paying their tax due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Learn more.

Employees and employers

ACAS has published information for employees and employers, including simple steps to help protect the health and safety of staff.

Private lenders

A number of private lenders are making funds available to small businesses impacted by COVID-19, including £2 billion from Lloyds Banking Group, £5 billion from NatWest and £7 billion from Barclays.


Citizens Advice are able to advise you what benefits you are entitled to. Visit their website here.

Contributory Employment and Support Allowance (ESA): Phone general inquiries or to report a change of circumstance - 0800 587 1377 / New claims - 0800 085 6318

Arts Council England 

More useful guidance and news here.

Financial help (UK)

Wherever you live, you may be able to get financial help.

Here you can find information on:

For residents outside of the UK

For the latest information in your country please visit your government website for provisions for individuals and businesses in your region.


Canada Council for the Arts 

Canadian Dance Assembly 


National Dance Educators Organisation