Coronavirus (Covid-19): advice and information for businesses

The government is in the process of introducing a number of measures to support local businesses at this time and you can keep up to date with these on the GOV.UK support for businesses webpage. You should also check out the range of resources and guidance available from the Business Growth Hub which includes ten steps to take now and access to informative webinars.

If you run a non-food or food retail business, including bars and restaurants, we’ve put together some useful information to help under the current Coronavirus restrictions. Download our Retail & Hospitality Businesses -  Trading in the time of COVID-19 brochure

As the lockdown measures are slowly lifted businesses are required to take key steps to become COVID-19 secure. We’ve put together some useful information to help businesses take these steps and keep safe. Download our Retail & Hospitality Businesses – A Guide to Reopening Safely guide.

Reopening our town centres and high streets

As restrictions are lifted and pubs, bars and restaurants prepare to open their doors from the 4 July, there is a great deal that hospitality businesses need to consider when reopening.

Visit the reopening of town centres and the high street page on the Council's website.

You can also visit Trafford's Coronavirus updates web page for the latest news and updates as well as the Business support, advice and funding page which will will be updated regularly with news of initiatives and advice.

Welcome to Trafford

The Council’s Strategic Growth Team is here to act as a single point of contact for businesses in the Borough. Whether it’s through identifying potential funding opportunities, searching for sites or premises, guiding you through available business support provision or supporting new and expanding companies, the Team is ready to help and advise you.

Latest news

Trafford Council shows huge support for small businesses
Trafford Council has handed out more than £2.3 million pounds to hundreds of struggling small businesses in the borough as part of its Discretionary Business Grant Scheme.

Trafford Council employs Covid 19 Information Officers to help local businesses
Trafford Council has employed two new Covid 19 Information Officers to help retail and hospitality businesses re-open safely to customers.

Cheers! Big boost for Trafford as bars and pubs reopen
Trafford's economy received a massive social and economic boost over the weekend when the borough's bars, pubs and restaurants reopened after the coronavirus lockdown.


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