COVID19 : resident and business update

We will continue to keep residents and businesses updated about our community response hub, waste collections and much more via our website and social media.

More information

2. COVID19 : Information for businesses

We will be updating this page with guidance and updates for businesses on the COVID19 response, if you require any further information, please email : [email protected].

Monday 6 April 

Business support

The Government have published guidance for businesses setting out details of the Small Business Grants Fund (SBGF) and Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant Fund (RHLGF).

Thursday 2 April

Mayoral request for donations

Appeal for Donations : Non-Surgical Scrubs for NHS Staff. 

Wednesday 1 April 

Planning applications

As we are all adapting to the rapidly developing situation regarding Covid19 we wanted to advise you of our current business continuity arrangements for managing planning applications. You will appreciate that as an organisation we are understandably focussing on protecting lives, providing community leadership, ensuring business continuity and preparing for recovery.

Business support grant funding

The Government have issued further guidance for businesses setting out details of the Small Business Grants Fund (SBGF) and Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant Fund (RHLGF). 

Tuesday 31 March

Further updates have been made to the support for businesses information.

Monday 30 March

Support for businesses

Further updates have been made to the support for businesses information.

Friday 27 March

Updated support for the self-employed during COVID19

The government has announced new measures to support the self-employed affected by the COVID19 outbreak. You can find all the details you need here

Guidance for food businesses on coronavirus (COVID-19)

What you need to know about coronavirus and food, please see useful links below on the latest information for businesses or charities offering a delivery or take away service.

If you need any further advice please contact our environmental health using their online form.

Guidance for food businesses.

Maintaining social distancing in specific food business settings.

CIEH new food delivery and takeaway covid-19 guidance

Registration

Some voluntary organisations providing food for the community are required to be registered as a ‘food business’ even if no charge is being made for the food provided. 

Organisations in the Royal Borough can be registered (if required).

Thursday 26 March

Support for businesses during the COVID19 outbreak 

We have now received updated guidance from government on business rate relief 2020/21 and support for businesses during the COVID19 outbreak more info here support for business faqs.

Monday 23 March

Support for employees, benefit claimants and businesses 

For information on coronavirus support for employees, benefit claimants and businesses, visit: GOV.UK.

Friday 20 March

Payment of goods and services 

Due to the closure of the council buildings we are not receiving post in the normal way. Invoices due for payment should either be emailed directly to the officer at the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead or if you do not have a contact, then please email: [email protected] who will distribute to the relevant service.

Once received then the invoice will be processed electronically in the normal way. 

Coronavirus information in different languages

Doctors of the World are really pleased to be able to share with you Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice for patients in a number of languages, which were produced in partnership with the British Red Cross, Migrant Help and Clear Voice.