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Business Support

If you are a commercial tenant of the council and are struggling to pay your rent, please contact our Land and Commercial Team by sending your contact information to asset.management@highpeak.gov.uk.  and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

From 29 March up to two households OR a maximum of six people can meet outdoors. People still need to follow the guidance regarding social distancing and remember hands - face - space - fresh air. 

Find out more on the guidance online via gov.uk.


Business support and advice

England is now in a national lockdown due to rising cases of Coronavirus.

Find out more on the guidance online via gov.uk.

Below you can find links to lots of information on help and support for businesses during these uncertain times.

This information is subject to change - to receive updates please sign up for our business newsletter 


Financial Help

Visit our Business Financial Support page for schemes administered by the Council.


    Further Support

    The national government guidance lists appropriate working safely measures for different types of business.

    If you need assistance navigating the requirements for your individual business circumstance the D2N2 Growth Hub may be able to help - call 0333 006 9178 or email info@d2n2growthhub.co.uk

    Business are required to produce a risk assessment to assess whether they are Covid 19 secure. Help on risk assessments can be found on the Health and Safety Executive website.


    Guidance and useful links

    Health and Safety Executive Guidance on working safely during the coronavirus outbreak covers a wide range of information, applicable for all businesses. This resource also gives advice on how to talk to employees about working safely during the pandemic.

    If your premises have been physically closed or under used it is important to manage legionella.


    Guidance for food businesses on coronavirus (COVID-19)

    The government has produced guidance intended for all workplaces involved in the manufacturing, processing, warehousing, picking, packaging, retailing and service of food.

    When you are preparing to restart your food service business, you need to contact the council to let us know of your intentions.

    You should also be checking for any pests (especially if your business has been closed for some time).  If you find any, the council can help you to get rid of them - please see our Pest Control page for more details.

    The Food Standards Agency also offers useful resources below:


    Updates and Information


    Coronavirus Support for Sports Clubs

    Small grants for businesses that are liable for business rates may be available to support some clubs in the High Peak.  

    Additional Support for sports clubs and organisations

    • Club Matters - provides lots of guidance for sports clubs through the current crisis. Templates and guidance include topics such as; emergency financial planning, securing your premises, understanding financial support available, running virtual meetings and making the most of social media channels are available.
    • Further advice and guidance is also available from Active Derbyshire

    For further support or guidance please contact; leisureservices@highpeak.gov.uk