Business and licensing

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – support for businesses

Our coronavirus (COVID-19) business grants section gives details of all grants currently available to businesses via Thurrock Council. GOV.UK: financial support for businesses during coronavirus (COVID-19) lists other types of financial support available.

Go to GOV.UK: business support for further government advice. For local advice on business safety during the outbreak, complete our coronavirus (COVID-19) request for business safety advice form. You can also get advice on business rates.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – business contact tracing

Thurrock Council is contact-tracing for COVID-19 alongside the NHS. If one of our contact tracing teams phones your business to ask for employee contact details, you must provide them. After phoning, we will verify the request by email from a 'thurrock.gov.uk' address.

By law, COVID-19 is a notifiable disease. Sharing personal identifiable data, by secure means, is permitted under data protection law in the interest of protecting public health. For guidance, go to GOV.UK: coronavirus (COVID-19) – notification to share information.