Important contact numbers and websites

Coronavirus Track and Trace App

National Cyber Security Centre information:


Government Help and Information for Individuals:  

Covid-19 latest Government Information:  

Sign up for email alerts about Covid-19:  

NHS Guidance:  


Sources of financial help for Individuals:  

Coronavirus and claiming benefits:  

Info on support for renters:  

Info on help with energy costs:  

Money Advice Service – for sick pay, money issues:  

Consumer advice from Which?


Travel help:  

British Nationals stranded abroad, call Foreign and Commonwealth Office: 0207 008 1500 

Travel Advice:  

Latest info on Govt work to get British Citizens abroad home:  


Government Help and Information for Employers and Businesses:  

Covid-19 information for Employers and Businesses:  

Further advice on Covid-19 for businesses use the Business Support Helpline: 0300 4563565  

HMRC dedicated Coronavirus Helpline: 0800 0159 559. 

National effort for ventilator production: 0300 4563565,  

Contact for other (than ventilator) Covid-19 business support offers:  

Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme:  

Pubs can run as takeaways:  

HBBC Economic Development Team (01455 238141) work with the LEP, who have a page on coronavirus:,10HM0,31DVBW,3UMWY,1   

East Midlands Chamber of Commerce: 

Universal Credit: 0800 328 5644

Departhment for Education / School Closures: 0800 046 8687 / 


Concerns about PPE (health):  

PPE National Disruption Line: 0800 915 9964  to be manned 24/7 



Local Councils:  

HBBC Coronavirus webpage: 

Leicestershire County Council Coronavirus page: