Home Delivery for Retailers

More convenience retailers are looking at home delivery as an option to reach local customers that are self-isolating or otherwise unable to travel to their local shop. This new guidance details what retailers should consider when starting a home...

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Energy Advice

Energy firms are putting in place new measures to help prepayment customers unable to top up during the pandemic, including posting cards loaded with emergency credit to those who are self-isolating. Regulator Ofgem has written to all suppliers...

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FAQs

Advice for Coronavirus (COVID-19): Support for Businesses Further Businesses and Premises to Close Stay at home advice Guidance on social distancing Advice for Food Businesses Guidance for employees, employers and businesses Low-income families...

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Advice if you’re anxious

Social isolation, reduction in physical activity, unpredictability and changes in routine can all contribute to increasing stress. Many people including those without existing mental health needs may feel anxious about this impact including...

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Travel advice

There are some countries and areas where there’s a higher chance of coming into contact with someone with coronavirus. If you’re planning to travel abroad and are concerned about coronavirus, see advice for travellers on GOV.UK.

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Community Advice

Volunteering During the COVID 19 outbreak Hyndburn & Ribble Valley CVS, will be coordinating community volunteers who can deliver essential shopping items, make prescription pick-ups and we will be conducting telephone befriending service all...

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Businesses and employers

Hyndburn Council is writing to local businesses today telling them about the Business Rates Grant Fund schemes.  There are two grant schemes introduced by Central Government: Small Business Grant Fund (SBGF) all businesses in England in receipt...

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Benefits and Money

Zero hours contract / Self Employed If you’re on a zero hours contract, you can get statutory sick pay if you’re earning over £118/week. I am on a zero hours contract and have been laid off, what do I do?    You may be eligible for...

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