Coronavirus – business support and advice

Important: changes to restrictions from 12 April

From 12 April non-essential retail, personal care and outdoor hospitality venues can reopen.

Indoor leisure facilities such as gyms and swimming pools will also reopen as will most outdoor attractions and settings including zoos, theme parks, and drive-in cinemas.

Further information can be found in the government road map.

If you have any questions about your business reopening, government regulations or your responsibilities, visit the guidance for businesses below or email: covidresponseteam@hackney.gov.uk.

Guidance for employers and businesses

Financial support for businesses and the self-employed

Love Hackney, Shop Local

Retail, leisure and hospitality businesses in the borough can receive support through our new shop local initiative and business directory

If you would like to be part of the Love Hackney, Shop Local campaign email business@hackney.gov.uk for further details and a business participation pack.

London Business Hub

London Business Hub has brought together essential resources to help your business manage and mitigate its exposure to the impact of coronavirus. This includes:

  • one-to-one advice and support to help London businesses face the challenges of  COVID-19. Book a call
  • factsheets and guides brought to you by the London Growth Hub to help your business respond to the COVID-19 outbreak
  • checklists to prepare your business
  • external guidance from The British Chambers of Commerce, ACAS, UK Hospitality, The Association of British Insurers and other leading industry experts
  • links to sector-specific support

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Page updated on: 30 April 2021