Important contact numbers and websites

Coronavirus Track and Trace App

National Cyber Security Centre information: https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/news/ncsc-provide-expertise-nhs-covid-19-app

 

Government Help and Information for Individuals:  

Covid-19 latest Government Information: https://www.gov.uk/government/topical-events/coronavirus-covid-19-uk-government-response  

Sign up for email alerts about Covid-19:  https://www.gov.uk/email-signup?link=/government/topical-events/coronavirus-covid-19-uk-government-response  

NHS Guidance: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/  

 

Sources of financial help for Individuals:  

Coronavirus and claiming benefits:  https://www.understandinguniversalcredit.gov.uk/coronavirus/  

Info on support for renters: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/complete-ban-on-evictions-and-additional-protection-for-renters  

Info on help with energy costs: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-agrees-measures-with-energy-industry-to-support-vulnerable-people-through-covid-19  

Money Advice Service – for sick pay, money issues: https://www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk/en/articles/coronavirus-what-it-means-for-you  

Consumer advice from Which? https://www.which.co.uk/news/coronavirus/

 

Travel help:  

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

Travel Advice:  https://www.gov.uk/guidance/travel-advice-novel-coronavirus  

Latest info on Govt work to get British Citizens abroad home:  https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-and-airlines-working-to-get-british-passengers-affected-by-coronavirus-back-to-the-uk  

 

Government Help and Information for Employers and Businesses:  

Covid-19 information for Employers and Businesses:  

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-employers-and-businesses-about-covid-19  

Further advice on Covid-19 for businesses use the Business Support Helpline: 0300 4563565   https://www.gov.uk/business-support-helpline  

HMRC dedicated Coronavirus Helpline: 0800 0159 559. 

National effort for ventilator production: 0300 4563565, Ventilator.support@beis.gov.uk  

Contact for other (than ventilator) Covid-19 business support offers: gcfcovid19enquiries@cabinetoffice.gov.uk  

Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme: https://www.british-business-bank.co.uk/ourpartners/supporting-business-loans-enterprise-finance-guarantee/  

Pubs can run as takeaways:  https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-to-grant-permission-for-pubs-and-restaurants-to-operate-as-takeaways-as-part-of-coronavirus-response  

HBBC Economic Development Team (01455 238141) work with the LEP, who have a page on coronavirus:  https://bizgateway.org.uk/coronavirus-planning-ahead/?dm_i=36DV,10HM0,31DVBW,3UMWY,1   

East Midlands Chamber of Commerce: https://www.emc-dnl.co.uk/ 

Universal Credit: 0800 328 5644

Departhment for Education / School Closures: 0800 046 8687 / DfE.coronavirushelpine@education.gov.uk 

 

Concerns about PPE (health):  

PPE National Disruption Line: 0800 915 9964 

supplydisruptionservices@nhsbsa.nhs.uk  to be manned 24/7 

 

 

Local Councils:  

HBBC Coronavirus webpage:  www.hinckley-bosworth.gov.uk/coronavirus 

Leicestershire County Council Coronavirus page: https://www.leicestershire.gov.uk/popular-now/information-about-the-coronavirus  

 

AGE UK:  

https://www.ageuk.org.uk/leics/about-us/our-news/news-articles/2019/coronavirus/