Coronavirus Business Support

Please visit the government's Coronavirus business support webpage for all information and guidance for your business.

Find current information on these specific business support topics:


Business Support Helpline
You can contact the government’s Business Support Helpline for free advice on
0300 456 3565 or

HMRC Coronavirus (Covid-19) Helpline
If you run a business or are self-employed and are concerned about paying your tax due to coronavirus, you can call HMRC’s helpline for help and advice on
0800 0159 559.

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Our Economic Development Team is here to support you during this challenging time. Contact us on with your questions and we will do our best to signpost you in the right direction for your answers.


Brentwood is an attractive location for business, combining a high quality environment with close proximity to London and has a well qualified workforce.

Brentwood has a diverse economy providing 40,000 jobs, a thriving entrepreneurial culture, with above average rates of business start-ups, and is home to the headquarters and regional offices of major national firms such as BT, DST, LV=, Countryside Properties and McColl's.

The borough has excellent connectivity through rail and road connections including links with the M25 and A12 and fast rail links with London and East Anglia which will improve further with the arrival of Crossrail. Stansted, City, Southend, Heathrow and Gatwick airports are also nearby.


With a good mix of shops, schools, businesses and recreational facilities; the town centres of Brentwood, Shenfield and Ingatestone; and surrounded by open countryside, the borough of Brentwood has a superior locational advantage attractive to businesses and residents.

In light of current government guidance, Brentwood Borough Council has cancelled its training events scheduled for April and May.


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Relocate to Brentwood with its road links to M25, train links direct to London Liverpool Street, new cross rail links proposals and employment sites.

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Discover the support and finance opportunities available for Brentwood businesses, including advice, workshops and grant programmes.

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Brentwood isn't just a great place to visit, it's also a great place to do business. See the variety of key businesses that are located here in Brentwood.

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Check out the variety of networking groups based around Brentwood. Helping your business connect, influence and build strong relationships.

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Find out the opportunities for staff training and employment through apprenticeship schemes and other schemes.

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Find out what Brentwood Council is preparing for the Local Plan as it sets out polices, proposals and site allocations guiding future development.