Trading Through Coronavirus

Business West's hub providing guidance and support on coronavirus (COVID-19) for businesses, employers and employees in the South West of England.

Trading Through Coronavirus

We’re offering advice and guidance to businesses and their employees across the South West of England and beyond during this period of unprecedented disruption. Our expert team are ready to answer your questions and concerns on how coronavirus (COVID-19) is impacting your business.

Trading Through Coronavirus has been launched to help you and your business access critical information, including FAQs and advice on People & Employment Law, Business Continuity and Coping with Financial Impacts. As one of the lead Chambers of Commerce in the UK we closely monitor developments as they continue, and aim to provide clarity on any new announcements and how they might impact on British businesses.

Your coronavirus (COVID-19) questions answered

If you have a question or would like to share how coronavirus is impacting your business simply let us know.

Our expert team, led by policy director, Matt Griffith, is dedicated to researching and responding to your questions to help you and other businesses during this time.

How we can help you trade through coronavirus (COVID-19):

  • Register to raise a question - register online today to ask our Trading Through Coronavirus team of experts a business-related question. We aim to answer as many questions as possible - see our FAQs pages for some of the questions posed so far.

  • Sign-up for insights & information - opt-in to receive a regular 'Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update' email and we'll keep you posted with key insights and important business information.

  • Read the latest government coronavirus (COVID-19) business support announcements - our team review the latest government announcements and highlight the business support packages designed to help you and your employees.

  • Access coronavirus-related resources - access vital guides, infographics and links to information you need to know.

  • See what other businesses are asking? - check out the questions businesses like yours are asking and how we have responded in our FAQs series.

  • Stay informed on the latest export documentation service updates - be the first to hear about changes to our Certificate of Origin, ATA Carnet and Letter of Credit services.


Register with Trading Through Coronavirus

We're taking daily advice from the UK government on coronavirus (COVID-19) as it develops, and as official guidance is announced, we will collate it here to provide a single resource to keep you informed.

  • Raise a question

    If you or your business is impacted by COVID-19 and you have a question please let us know, or sign up here to receive updates.