COVID-19 (coronavirus) advice

This page brings together all our advice on coronavirus. Do check back here on a regular basis as it will be updated each week as new information emerges.

Returning to workplaces: your rights

There is some lack of clarity around particular rights. We aim to answer some of the key questions in this section.

Health and safety and returning to workplaces

It’s important that any return to workplaces is done safely and managed appropriately. Our guidance tells you how this can be done.

Self-employment Income Support Scheme

Answers to common queries on the Self-employment Income Support Scheme based on government guidance.

Furlough and the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Information explaining ‘furloughing’ and about the government’s new Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS).

Accessing benefits and services

Advice on how to access financial support if you are struggling financially due to the coronavirus pandemic.


Many people are currently thinking – and worrying – about their pension. Here, we answer some frequently asked questions.

Creative industries support funds and resources

Details of helplines and organisations that offer support and help to people working in the creative industries in England, Scotland and Wales.