Stay up to date with the latest information & announcements which may affect your business.
The coronavirus pandemic is firstly a health emergency, but secondly an economic emergency. In order to help ensure our businesses are fully informed, Penrith BID have created this page to keep businesses up to date with the latest advice and information for businesses.
The information on this page is provided courtesy of the Penrith BID.
Last Updated 30th March
Following the Chancellor’s business support announcement yesterday relating to the Covid-19 outbreak, we are keen to ensure that you have access to Gov.uk information as soon as it is available. The relevant Gov.uk page can be found at: http://bit.ly/2TXegwO
Financial help for the self-employed
HMRC help line for the self employed and businesses 0300 456 3565
HMRC number (0800 0159 559) for anyone with any tax worries
Companies House: Companies can apply for an extension if they are unable to file their accounts on time due to coronavirus. Extensions are generally given for up to 30 days.
We have started to pull together a resource toolkit to be used by businesses in town. The aim here is to share good practice and to save time and effort across our businesses.
Please feel free to download these documents and posters to use and adapt.
Food and Drink Businesses
If you have resources which you think may be useful to other businesses in town, please email them to The Cockermouth Chamber of Trade here and we will upload them to this page.
Let’s share good practice and help each other as much as possible.
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