Be sure to check out:
1. Diageo: Diageo has pledged £1m as part of a suite of measures to support the drinks industry during the coronavirus (covid-19) crisis. The fund is intended for pubs and bars to put towards bartenders’ wages. A similar community fund is being set up in Ireland. Anyone working in the drinks trade will also be given an opportunity to attend a free Diageo Bar Academy training course, consisting of virtual training and online learning
2. Facebook: Business Boost Grant. Facebook is offering $100M in cash grants and ad credits for up to 30,000 eligible small businesses in over 30 countries where we operate. The grant is to keep your workforce going strong, help with your rent costs, connect with more customers, cover operational costs. They have also set up a hub specifically to help small businesses through this time and having looked at it, it has some really useful support tools.