Please see our coronavirus pages for the latest guidance, how services are affected, and what help is available.

SBC - Business

Coronavirus - information for businesses and employers

For guidance for employers and businesses, please go to the Coronavirus guidance for businesses.

To find out what help is available please go to Coronavirus support for businesses.

For details of the business grant schemes, please go to Coronavirus and business rates.

If you see or hear something at a Slough-based business that you think is breaching Coronavirus guidelines (Covid – Secure) to keep everyone safe, then please report a Covid-19 related issue.

Business Rates Grants to close 28 August

If you are a small business in Slough and have not claimed your business grant please do it now. The grant will close by Friday 28 August

As over 92% of eligible businesses have received grants, the Chancellor and the Business Secretary have said the Small Business Grants Fund, the Retail, Hospitality & Leisure Grants Fund and the Discretionary Grants Fund should close by this date.

We are in the final stages of this programme. The vast majority of eligible businesses have now claimed grants. £16,665,000 grants have been made to 1,173 businesses premises in Slough.

These grants have been vital to our local economy – helping ensure the survival of shops, cafes, hotels, restaurants and many other businesses.

Don't miss out - if you have not applied but think you may be eligible to claim please do it before the deadline.

Subject to checks, you will receive your grant payment within 10 working days of contacting us.

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05 August 2020

Slough steps up fight against inactivity and obesity

The council’s public health team has launched four new interactive park walks across the borough
05 August 2020

Heatwave alert issued

A level 3 heatwave warning has been issued by the Met Office from midday on Thursday 6 August through until 9am on Sunday 9 August
02 August 2020

Slough Borough Council supports campaign for smokers to quit today

The council is supporting a new advertising campaign ‘Today is the Day’ as thousands of smokers report quitting across the region