"We know our customers rely on Yell to help them connect with consumers brilliantly online. As businesses continue to work in line with changing lockdown measures across the UK, we want to help ensure that you are best placed to take full advantage of the 'new normal'. This page has up-to-date information and guidance on the current COVID-19 situation, as well as articles and advice to help you with this. I hope you find it useful. I would like to thank you for being a customer of Yell and while we appreciate that these continue to be difficult times for everyone, I assure you that we will do everything we can to support you and your business."
Further advice for businesses
As government advice continues to evolve across the UK, we aim to direct you to the most relevant, authoritative and free advice that we can find, in order to support you and your business.
The UK Government has provided guidance for Business Owners along with support from Public Health England. As well as UK Central Government and guidance specifically for businesses in England, there are also specific rules, guidance and a number of regional initiatives being announced for businesses in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
As some businesses re-open and return to work, the UK Government has provided guidelines on working safely during Coronovirus. For businesses that remain closed as a result of further lockdown measures, the UK Government has also recently published updated guidance on what it means for businesses, and what support is available for business owners
There are also a number of third-party websites providing more detailed advice for small businesses and business owners. The ones we recommend reading are all free to use (they do not require paid subscription, but may contain third party advertising):
- The smallbusiness.co.uk website is a great source of free independent advice on topics such as how to access the various Government grants and loans announced by the Chancellor, including the latest on the extended Furlough scheme and Self-Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS).
- The Business Survival Hub from the team at Donut is another source for free advice, as is the Coronavirus Support Hub from the team at Enterprise Nation.
- The CIPD Advice for UK Employers provides some great advice, including how to support your business and workforce through this global health emergency.
- ACAS also has some great independent articles on helping businesses with advice on workplace rights, rules, and best practice as well as guidance on mental health during coronavirus