Government Guidance

Scottish Construction Industry Approved Recovery Action Plan

The Construction Leadership Forum (CLF) established by Construction Scotland and the Scottish Government has published a plan for the sector’s recovery from the impact of COVID-19.

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Lifeline support for business confirmed

Support for the newly self-employed and firms suffering hardship to be paid in early May.  

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Find business support in Scotland

Need help starting or growing your business? Scottish Government have gathered together support services for all company sizes and sectors across Scotland. From funding, training and advice to exploring new markets and fresh ways of working.

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£1 billion Business Support Fund opens

Businesses can now apply for grants to help them deal with the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

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Working on site during the COVID-19 pandemic – Construction Guidance 

Essential construction sites operating during the COVID-19 pandemic need to ensure they are protecting their workforce and minimising the risk of spread of infection.

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Building Standards

Details of the restrictions on services (inspections and completion certificate acceptances in particular) and adjustments. 

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£320 million package of support for businesses

New measures to limit the impact of COVID-19 on the business community in Scotland have been announced by Finance Secretary Kate Forbes.

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Self-employment Income Support Scheme FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

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Funding for digital mental health services

Extra funding to develop mental health services to cope with further demand as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been confirmed by the Scottish Government.

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Closing certain businesses and venues

This document provides guidance on the closure of certain businesses and venues as part of further social distancing measures.

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School and early learning closures - guidance about key workers and vulnerable children

Guidance setting out the childcare and learning provision we expect for key workers and vulnerable children during closures of school and early learning and childcare (ELC) settings to deal with the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

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Guidance on moving home

Guidance for people buying or selling private residential homes in Scotland during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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details of the restrictions on services (inspections and completion certificate acceptances in particular) and adjustments
details of the restrictions on services (inspections and completion certificate acceptances in particular) and adjustments

UK Government Guidance:

Coronavirus (COVID-19): what you need to do 

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COVID-19: guidance for employees, employers and businesses

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