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Coronavirus: Advice for Businesses

For details on the Small Business Grant and the Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant please see our business rates relief page. For an overview of what support and grants are available to business, including details of business rate reliefs, please see our  Coronavirus advice page.

The Council has issued more information on those businesses which must close and guidance for those who need to make planning alterations or have licensing queries.

Coronavirus support and advice

A number of key business contacts can be found listed below:

GBSLEP Growth Hub

The GBSLEP Growth Hub assists businesses by providing co-ordinated, effective first-class business advice, funding and support services across Greater Birmingham..

Telephone: 0800 032 3488

Email: info@gbslepgrowthhub.co.uk

Website: https://www.gbslepgrowthhub.co.uk/

Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership

Email: gbslep@birmingham.gov.uk

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 303 4369

Burton and District Chamber of Commerce

Divisional Director: Chris Plant

Email: c.plant@burton-chamber.com

Telephone: 01283 535640


Thinking of expanding your business overseas? Contact your local UKTI advisor, Steve Morrison .  Based at North Staffordshire Chamber of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ST1 5BE

Email: s.morrison@uktiwm.co.uk

Telephone: 07730 689 848

Department for Business Innovation and Skills


Stoke and Staffordshire Growth Hub

Telephone: 0300 111 8002

Stoke and Staffordshire Local Enterprise Partnership


Secretariat and General Enquiries - Peter Davenport

Email: peter.davenport@staffordshire.gov.uk

Telephone: 01785 276630

Federation for Small Businesses