Residents have reported receiving a fake GOV.UK email that claims to be about their council tax account and asks for their bank details. Please let us know if you receive an email like this – do not share your bank or account details.
For information on assistance with business rates and government cash grants for businesses, go to our business rates pages. For those who are self-employed, we are providing financial assistance for the self-employed in the form of deferred council tax payments.
The government is providing a range of support for businesses. For details, go to GOV.UK: business support and GOV.UK: financial support for businesses during coronavirus (COVID-19).
If you would like local advice on business safety during the outbreak, you can send a request using our coronavirus (COVID-19) request for business safety advice form.