Coronavirus - COVID-19 Information for businesses

Covid-19 service update - working safely guidelines 

Please do not visit our offices or the Guildhall without an appointment.

We are working with partners to support local businesses and to ensure that we come through the Coronavirus pandemic.

Financial support and advice

If you require financial advice and support for your business please visit our COVID-19 financial support for businesses page using the link below.

Visit our COVID-19 financial support for businesses page

Humber Business Growth Hub

We work with a number of other local organisations that can offer you support via two dedicated Business Growth Advisors delivering the Humber Business Growth Hub in the City.  

Our advisors can signpost you to a range of business support information and organisations who provide a wide variety of services, including -

  • funding
  • training courses
  • events
  • support
  • advice
  • mentoring
  • business services

For further information of the Humber Business Growth Hub please visit the link below - 

Access information on the Humber Business Growth Hub

Information and advice 

Legionella Advice

During the COVID-19 lockdown, many businesses had to close to protect public health and and reduce the spread of the virus. A potential health risk exists relating to Legionella in water systems that were not in use for long periods of time. The document below provides advice on maintaining a safe water supply.

Business advice during COVID-19 and reporting concerns 

You can get advice on how to work safely during the COVID-19 pandemic including social distancing, the current closure restrictions for businesses or report any potential breaches using the form below.

If you have concerns about members of public not observing government advice in relation to social distancing, you can report this to Humberside Police via their website or by calling 101 if they do not have access to the internet.

Access here to report the issue to the police

Support for exporters

Support is available to help businesses who export and are facing disruption due to coronavirus (COVID-19) with advice on products to support their businesses. Find out more using the link below.

Find out more about support for exporters

Growmysme programme 

A range of EU funded local support – Exert advice, webinars and small grants. You can visit the Growmysme website using the link below.

Visit the Growmysme website

Business toolbox

Hull City Council has been working to offer support and advice to our city businesses to ensure that they can reopen confidently and in the safest manner possible, as part of this we have created a business toolbox with helpful information and posters that can be displayed in local businesses.

Access our business toolbox for coming out of lockdown

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