Support for Businesses - Financial Assistance
Covid19 - Support for Businesses - Financial Assistance
There has been a big collective effort in place to support the food and drink industry through this extremely challenging period and collaboration remains key to navigating what lies ahead.
Scotland Food & Drink, alongside industry partners, government and individual businesses, continues to work through a number of priorities to support the industry through its recovery. Below you’ll find all the latest developments, business and financial support available as well as key resources around workforce and adapting the workplace.
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Collaboration is key to navigating what lies ahead and the Scotland Food & Drink Partnership is uniquely placed to help steer the food and drink industry through this unprecedented economic and health crisis.
The Partnership, bringing together ten trade bodies, public sector bodies and the Scottish Government, are harnessing their experience and history of collaborative working to swiftly respond to daily challenges with one, coherent voice.
Together, the Partnership is tackling each new challenge with tools and support specifically designed for the whole industry from timely joint industry statements to letter templates allowing our workforce to get to work.
The pandemic changed everything and the next great disruptor, Brexit, is on the horizon. So we must adapt to the new realities – and make them work for us. This recovery plan amplifies and accelerates the current core work of the Scotland Food & Drink Partnership in delivering Ambition 2030. Critically though, it adds new catalyst actions to jump start and expediate the recovery.
This is a collection of some of the business support resources currently available.
Here you will find information clarifying key workers, Food Standards Scotland official guidance regarding ongoing operations and social distancing and links to recruitment portals for food and drink businesses.
What to do if you have coronavirus symptoms
Continue to stay at home if you have either:
For people showing symptoms suggestive of coronavirus the UK Government is stressing the importance of seeking help online by using the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.