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Coronavirus: A Guide for Businesses

On 19 March, in line with government guidance Council buildings were closed to the public however, we continue to deliver critical services and online support to businesses.

COVID-19 Business Support

The team is here to support your business. For help and advice please telephone 028 9147 3788 or email us.

Latest Updates

Read more on the latest updates about Coronavirus and how it might affect your business and what support is available for you.


There are a variety of business support webinars available to help you understand schemes and better prepare your business during this time.

Is your business supplying PPE?

If you are, please email us to be added to our list of local suppliers.

Financial Support for Businesses

There is a wide range of financial support available for businesses navigating the Coronavirus outbreak. 

Re-opening Guidance

As restrictions ease, more businesses will be permitted to re-open, provided they follow relevant safety advice. This page will be kept up to date with information for all sectors.

Self-Employed: Information and Guidance

A range of measures have been introduced to help support those who are self-employed through the COVID-19 pandemic. 

COVID-19 Support for Business

The council recognises that businesses are currently facing unprecedented challenges and uncertainties as a result of the economic impact that COVID-19 is creating across businesses and homes. 

Some of our programmes are continuing to operate during this time.

Sector Specific Guidance

Sector Specific guidance is available for businesses during the COVID-19 outbreak. 

Support Organisations

Many of the business support organisations in Northern Ireland, as well as government departments, are prepared to help businesses navigate the COVID-19 outbreak. 

Support for Voluntary and Community Sector

Find out what support is available for charities, social enterprises, voluntary and community organisations. 

Coronavirus Business Advice and Support

The AND business team is here to support you.

For further information or if you need help and advice, please get in touch via email or telephone 028 9147 3788