Business Support- Do you need help?

The scale of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on our businesses, residents and the wider community calls for clear strategic direction to support our businesses during this global crisis.

Following the Chancellor’s announcement of financial support for the economy, Congleton Town Council have setup a working group to focus on the needs of our towns businesses to ensure the right support is made available. To this end, the group have created a questionnaire to understand local business issues from COVID-19. The findings of which will determine the strategy Congleton Town Council adopts to support our business community in the short to long-term.

To complete the Business Survey, please click here.

We are committed to listening to businesses and are already working with a Business Advisory Group made up of Accountants, Solicitors, Estate Management and Business Advisors to provide advice to business owners within Congleton. The Business Advisory Group will provide one-to-one support, to understand the significant and singular challenges our business community is facing from COVID-19. If you would like to access this advice, please complete the short form below and press send.

Our immediate focus has been to provide links to business support schemes as quickly as possible and to signpost businesses and individuals to the right area of support.

Our main referral point for local businesses is Cheshire East Council, which has set up a dedicated COVID-19 Business Resource page providing links to government loan schemes as follows;

Business Interruption Loan Scheme

Bounce Back Loan Scheme

Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme

Vat Payments

Job Retention Scheme

Self-Employment Income Support Scheme

Self-Assessment Payment

HMRC Tax Helpline

Cheshire & Warrington Growth Hub

Cheshire & Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership

Biffa Award- Funding for Partnership Projects

Congleton Town Council is collectively working with both Cheshire East Council and members of the East Cheshire Chamber of Commerce & Enterprise, to offer a unique combined strength of knowledge of our local economy and granular understanding of our town. We are working hard to ensure the most appropriate support packages are accessible to Congleton businesses during the months ahead, to enable you to be best placed to secure a post COVID-19 recovery.

For Business Advice, please fill out the form below:

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