The best UK Government rolling page with updated information is still the Wales Office page which you can find here or the Welsh Government page here.

Advice from Powys County Council is available here.

The Business Wales and Development Bank of Wales websites are good points of reference, which are updated regularly for those who want advice about business support.

Information about the financial support and grants that are available to employers, including the Economic Resilience Fund (ERF) can be found here.  

Rates relief information can be accessed here. Where possible, the relief will automatically be applied to non-domestic rates bills for eligible properties by local authorities. Local authorities also have the power to provide discretionary relief to ratepayers who fall outside the established non-domestic rates relief schemes.

UK Government guidance for employees, employers and businesses is available here.

The HMRC Coronavirus helpline for businesses and self-employed people is 0800 0159 559.

Advice on Business Interruption Loans and Bounce Back Loans can be found by visiting the British Business Bank website here

For further information on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme can be found here and the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme can be found here.


Craig Williams MP and I, and our office teams, will continue to focus our efforts on supporting people with health related matters, business concerns and supporting the most vulnerable people in society.

Please do safely pass on our details to those who are elderly or vulnerable, and let them know that we are happy to support them as much as we can with any concerns.

Russell George MS - 01686 610887 or

Craig Williams MP - 01938 552315 or

We are both in constant contact with Powys County Council, Powys Teaching Health Board and others so will update you on a regular basis. I would also encourage you to visit the PAVO website for all the latest information on how you can sign up to volunteer in various capacities to help in the current situation.