Business support

Business support

COVID-19 crisis and local businesses

We know many businesses in Waltham Forest will have concerns amid the Covid-19 crisis. Please see the latest advice and guidance from government and the council.

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Advice to businesses reopening and the Governments roadmap 
The transition period has ended, and new rules are here. Act now to keep your business moving.
Advice, programmes and initiatives to support your business.
Avoid disruptions to your business in the event of an emergency.
Support we (Business team) have given to businesses across the borough.
Help and advice on how to get your business online 
Helping to support local businesses access the Government’s Kickstart Scheme.
Information on Waltham Forest Connected, local networks and forums
If you're just starting up you can find free, comprehensive support services
How to get accredited as a Real Living Wage employer
We provide parents of premature babies with extra leave, at full pay, to help them through this difficult time.
Helping to bring businesses, the voluntary sector, and community groups in Waltham Forest together.
Find out about a government voucher scheme
Improve your chances of winning contracts with buyers, across all sectors, with Building Legacies
List of companies providing flexible workspace and desk space for micro businesses and self-employed freelancers