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.

Local Restrictions Support Grant

Businesses required to close in England due to local or national restrictions will be eligible for the Local Restrictions Support Grant. Find out more here

Additional Restrictions Grant

If your business was not eligible for the recent Local Restrictions Support Grant, you may be able to apply for the Additional Restrictions Grant which is aimed at those businesses operating from non-business rated premises. Find out more here.

Environmental Health Support

The government has issued information on the new national restrictions in place from 5 November, including what they mean for working from home and business closures, why they are being introduced and the financial support available. Find our more here.

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 environmentalhealth@scilly.gov.uk. 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.