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Thurrock Council Business Support

23 March 2020
Thurrock Council will be playing its part in helping the borough's businesses as they face uncertainty caused by coronavirus by deferring all business rate bills a month from April until May.
Cllr Shane Hebb, Cabinet member for finance said: "We will be working with the government to make sure that Thurrock businesses will get all the help and support they can from the welcome package of measures which have been announced by the government.

Thurrock Council coronavirus response update

17 March 2020
Thurrock Council continues to follow national government guidance and expert public health advice while putting business continuity plans into place to make sure critical services are delivered whilst still adhering to clear advice on social distancing.

Council to test preparedness for the potential impact of coronavirus

13 March 2020
Following a speech by the Leader of Thurrock Council at a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday 11 March, the council will be testing its preparedness for the potential impact of coronavirus COVID-19 through its business continuity plans.
On Tuesday 17 March, some council officers will be working remotely where possible to test the technical elements of the continuity plans.