COVID-19 Other Support & Helplines

Employment rights and advocacy (ACAS)

Employers should consider some simple steps to help protect the health and safety of staff.

Read the Coronavirus advice for employers and employees.

Overseas travel

As countries respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, including travel and border restrictions, the FCO advises British nationals against all but essential international travel. 

Foreign travel advice

Advice on business taxes

If you’re concerned that your business will not be able to cover payment of taxes as a consequence of COVID-19, you can access advice via the Tax Helpline.

Tax Helpline

Phone: 0800 0159 559

Read: Tax helpline to support businesses affected by coronavirus (COVID-19)

National Business Support Helpline

As part of the 2020 budget, the government announced special financial support and advice for businesses at risk of trading or financial disruption. This service can provide advice for cashflow issues, credit, employment matters, business rates, and many other business continuity issues.

National Business Support Helpline

Phone: 0300 4563565


Business Support Helpline website

Recovery Advice for Business

Enterprise Nation and professional bodies and trade associations, supported by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy are offering free advice for SMEs to help them recover from the impact of Coronavirus. 

Professional bodies and trade associations from the Professional and Business Services Sector are mobilising experts in their sector to offer free calls on topics from accounting to advertising, HR and legal affairs.

This offer will be available until 31st December 2020.

For more information, please click here.

Tees Valley Combined Authority

The Tees Valley Combined Authority are also offering support to businesses – you can contact them on:

Phone: 01642 662 777

Email: support@teesvalley-ca.gov.uk 

Tees Valley Combined Authority website

Business support organisations

Privacy Policy

We regard your privacy as important and any personal information you give to us will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulations.

We do not store personal information about individuals who visit this site except where they provide contact information via our contact us page and contact forms available on various pages throughout the website.

Any information you provide will only be used for the reasons specified and it will not be shared with any third party without your consent, unless required by law.

Your contact details are kept securely and are only accessed by authorised members of staff as part of the provision of school services. If you do not wish us to keep this contact information please tell us.

This website uses Google Analytics which provides statistical data about the usage of the site. This information is not used to identify individuals, but is collected to provide us with an understanding of the areas of interest on our site and how our site is being used.

If you are connected to the internet you will have an IP Address. This may take the form of a figure, such as 333.333.22.1. The address will be automatically collected and logged as part of the connection of your computer to our web server and may be used to determine the total number of visits to each part of the site. This data is not collected and used for other purposes.

This website contains links to other websites. The School is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites or organisations and recommends you consult the privacy information on those sites.

This policy will be reviewed and updated versions will be posted on the website.

If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, the Information Commissioner is the independent regulator for both Data Protection and Freedom of Information.