We have listed below links to websites of other organisations offering support to businesses affected by the Coronavirus outbreak. These are external websites which are not under the control of North Devon Plus and we have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.
Heart of the South West Growth Hub
The Heart of the South West Growth Hub has pulled together information about support and resources available across the South West for businesses affected by Covid-19, as well as a range of sector specific topics. Through the Digital Skills Partnership, they also offer useful news and information about digital services (links verified 1/5/20)
They have also published an informative webpage, with coronavirus-related information and links to other organisations etc. visit their Covid-19 Support website
Article added 21st September 2020
Barnstaple & District Chamber of Commerce
Barnstaple & District Chamber of Commerce has launched a Covid-19 information page with useful guidance, tips and resources for members and non-members alike (link verified 1/5/20)
Cyber Security while working from home.
To help mitigate any impact on your business / organisation Devon and Cornwall Police have some of the most recent guidance from the National Cyber Security Centre on their website covering topics such as:
Home Office guidance on fraud and cyber crime
The government has produced guidance explaining the simple steps you can take to protect yourself and your business against fraud and cyber crime and where to get help:
Article added 28th April 2020 (link verified 5/5/20)
Federation of Small Businesses
The FSB has also issued advice and guidance for small businesses and the self-employed (link verified 1/5/20)
Devon County Council
Devon County Council has launched a new website page providing details of additional sources of support & grants for businesses and organisations affected by Coronavirus (link verified 1/5/20)
I Need Help Now
The Devon Partnership NHS Trust has a list of useful contacts for those needing to access support for themselves, their families or colleagues in need with concerns about mental health, learning disability issues as well as general issues.