Information and support for businesses

Advice and financial support

The government has issued comprehensive guidance and advice relating to the support available for businesses during the pandemic. Find out more here.

Businesses can access further support regarding eligibility and interpretation of the guidance from the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Growth and Skills Hub.

The Islands Partnership is also able to provide support and guidance for its members.

Environmental Health Support

Our environmental health team are on standby to answer any queries or address any concerns relating to the restrictions placed on businesses due to coronavirus. Contact the team on 07780 585 139 or at They have also put together the following advice pages for businesses on Scilly:

Food Business Guidance and Takeaway Services

Re-opening Your Business (All Sectors)

Maintaining records of staff, customers and visitors to support NHS Test and Trace

Designated venues in certain sectors must have a system in place to request and record contact details of their customers, visitors and staff to help break the chains of transmission of coronavirus. Find our more here.

Resources for island businesses

A poster has been produced to help island businesses advise visitors on what to do if they develop COVID-19 symptoms whilst on the islands. You can download the poster by clicking on the image below.