UK Issues Coronavirus Guidance for Businesses

Posted by Kelsay Calvaruso on 3/12/20 5:00 PM

On March 9, 2020, the government of the United Kingdom (UK) issued guidance on coronavirus (COVID-19) for businesses.  The guidance outlines the steps being taken by the Department for International Trade (DIT) and the UK Export Finance (UKEF) to support businesses, including:

  • Assistance with seeking alternative suppliers;
  • Loan assistance to ease cash flow constraints;
  • Insurance to cover costs from the inability to fulfill orders; and
  • Assistance for overseas buyers to enable continued orders.

Questions for DIT can be directed to:

Questions for UKEF can be directed to:

Belgium has also posted support measures to support businesses struggling financially from the COVID-19 outbreak.  The finance measures can be found here:

The UK’s COVID-19 guidance can be found here:

Topics: UK, Coronavirus, Belgium