UK Government / Scottish Government Business Advice

Updated 5 August 2020

The latest bulletins and updates from the Scottish and UK Government.

Scottish Government Update

View the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19): daily data for Scotland here and the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for Scotland here.

Following the first minister's announcement on 21st May the following document: Scotland’s route map through and out of the crisis has been published. This includes information on the steps which will be taken in relation to the restart of the Construction Industry.

Enterprise Resilience fund

Scottish Government have announced that the £45 million Enterprise Resilience fund will now double to £90 million, with grants available to small and medium sized businesses that are "potentially vital to our economic future”.

UK Government Update

This business readiness bulletin for trade associations, business representative bodies and business intermediaries provides important information for you and your business members and networks on Coronavirus (COVID-19).

This bulletin provides information for employers and businesses on Coronavirus (COVID-19). All guidance, information and announcements can be found at GOV.UK. Organisations should pay particular attention to the guidance for employees, employers and businesses which is being updated regularly with the latest advice.

The Government is supporting businesses and their employees through a package of measures during this period of unprecedented disruption. The Business Support website helps you find the right support, advice and information to help with the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on your business. This website will continue to be updated as information becomes available.

A full range of business support measures have been made available to UK businesses and employees. Find out how to access the support that has been made available, who is eligible, when the schemes open and how to apply here.

Read the latest bulletin here.

All previous Coronavirus Bulletins can be found here. Please note the information in previous bulletins was accurate on the date it was published and will not be updated. Guidance, information and announcements on all aspects of Coronavirus can be found at GOV.UK.

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 
Business Intelligence and Readiness Directorate