New Business Support Hub launched

27 March 2020

In today’s COVID-19 Coronavirus briefing, Michel Gove, Minister for the Cabinet Office, confirmed that both the Prime Minister and the Health Secretary had tested positive for coronavirus after displaying mild symptoms. He also confirmed that there were currently 14, 543 confirmed cases in the UK, and that the number of deaths had leapt to 759. He reiterated the need to follow the Government’s current advice on staying at home and social distancing.

Today, Colmore Business District launched its online hub for businesses seeking support due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Information on the government assistance available has been collated into one place, and will be kept up to date as information becomes available on how what businesses are entitled to and how they can claim. Click here to see what your business might be entitled to.

Colmore BID remains available to support our businesses, as well as our public sector parters. Please contact the team in the usual way, or email

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