Covid-19 - Support to the tourism and hospitality sector

Information and support with potential emergency funding packages. Information correct as of 9 April 2020. Check on the web links for the most current updates:

Local sources of support

Marketing Cheshire

Latest advice for Visitor Economy businesses on the Marketing Cheshire website
www.marketingcheshire.co.uk/coronavirus-update/

Cheshire & Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership

Cheshire & Warrington Growth Hub site for the latest COVID-19 guidance
www.candwgrowthhub.co.uk/covid-19/

Cheshire & Warrington Skills Training where 40% of your skills training costs are met
www.candwgrowthhub.co.uk/accelerate/

National sources of support and information for the hospitality sector

Princes Trust

£100,000 is available to assist projects that support farm businesses or other rural businesses & rural communities. This may include, but is not limited to, volunteer & fuel costs for grocery & prescription delivery from rural community shops, pubs & hubs; costs associated with emergency support by farm & agricultural support groups; or rural foodbanks & food delivery services.
www.princescountrysidefund.org.uk/grant-giving-programme/grant-programme

Government wants to hear from businesses who can offer accommodation to key workers
www.gov.uk/coronavirus-support-from-business

Creative Industries Federation - www.creativeindustriesfederation.com/news/covid-19-guidance-sector

Tourism Management Institute - www.tmi.org.uk/

Tourism Alliance - www.tourismalliance.com/details.cfm?p=nw

Hospitality Action Charity - www.hospitalityaction.org.uk/get-help/ 

The Cadent Foundation - https://cadentgas.com/cadent-foundation

Rural Services Network - https://rsnonline.org.uk/rural-response-emergency-grants-programme