As a business owner, this may be a particularly stressful time for you, something that is clear to understand. And with different sources sharing different pieces of information, it can be hard to determine the best plan of action. Luckily, there are a few reputable web articles that can help you better understand what you can do in these current circumstances.
The Government website continues to provide regular updates regarding how employers and employees will be affected by the current outbreak and what support they can receive. This covers everything, from sick pay to insurance.
This article from Small Business goes into further detail regarding the £10,000 cash grant for small businesses. It explains how you can apply for the grant and whether you are eligible or not.
Similar to the guide by the Government website, this page on the FSB website answers common questions regarding how businesses may be affected by the virus. It also includes a guide on how to create a safe work environment for those who may not be in the position to work from home.
Although this article covers the basics, Entrepreneur makes a valid point at the beginning of the article about communication. It has never been so important for you as an employer to communicate clearly with your employees. Some of them may fear their career is on the line, so they must know where they stand and the future of the company.