Trading Through Coronavirus

We’re offering guidance and support to businesses and their employees across the South West of England and beyond during this period of unprecedented disruption. Our expert team are busy answering 100's of 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 guidance 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.

<< Click here to download the Government's COVID-19 recovery strategy >>

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

  • 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.

  • Access expert advice and resources on key business issues - read guides and blogs from leading business professionals who have broken down the key coronavirus (COVID-19) information that you need to know.

  • 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.

  • 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 - find out about changes to our Certificate of Origin, ATA Carnet and Letter of Credit services. 

Video and Podcast Series 

To help you navigate your way through coronavirus (COVID-19) we are creating a series of videos and podcasts where we speak to business owners and businesses about how they're implementing changes and measures to help them cope in the current crisis.

Check out the latest video from the series below or follow the link to the full video series.

Video #28: Janine Woodcock - 'Furlough Fear' and advice for business leaders (published on 26/05/20)

Register for updates and get your coronavirus (COVID-19) questions answered

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. If you would like to subscribe to receive Trading Through Coronavirus updates or if you have a question about how coronavirus is impacting your business then 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.

  • Register for coronavirus business updates or to raise a question

    If you or your business has been impacted by COVID-19 then sign-up here to receive regular updates, or if you have a specific question then simply let us know.