Coronavirus (COVID-19): Information and advice
As your business navigates the new realities posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the team at Rochdale Development Agency will continue to be your trusted resource during these uncertain times. We’ve created this page to help local businesses keep up to date with the latest news and advice.
Whilst our team work from home, we continue to provide a full support service to our businesses, including regular updates via our Business Matters newsletter which you can sign up for here.
Rochdale’s business community faces uncertain times ahead, but the collaborative and co-operative spirit that has guided us through previous times of crisis is stronger than ever before. And as always, the team at Rochdale Development Agency is here to assist you through good times and bad.
Some useful links with further information and updates can be found below:
The Business Growth Hub has developed a range of resources and guidance to assist businesses to respond to the current situation. This includes a series of webinars, a guide to remote working and business FAQ’s.
Rochdale Council has information available to businesses and residents related to Council services and will shortly include details of business rate relief and how to apply for grants / assistance.
The Government is supporting businesses and their employees through a package of measures during this period of unprecedented disruption. This website helps provides support, advice and information to help with the impact of coronavirus (Covid-19) on your business.
The UK government has created a central hub for businesses who wish to offer their support in the fight against COVID-19. The type of support they are looking for is very broad and ranges from medical equipment and protective equipment to warehouse space and hotel rooms. Visit the web page for a full list and to register your offer of support.