Stockport Business Recovery

Many businesses are suffering as a result of the current coronavirus outbreak.
While the economic future for some may yet be an unknown entity, we want to assure
you that you have access to a great support network. Here for you.

Latest interview with Cllr Elise Wilson – Leader of Stockport Council

Covid and mental health

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As a result of necessary restrictions being introduced to keep us safe during the Covid-19 crisis, we have all had to adapt to huge changes in the way we live and the way we work. New financial and employee support packages have been introduced to help to protect your business and new legislation has been introduced to keep us safe. It can all seem a little daunting. If you’re concerned about how COVID-19 will impact your business, we’re here to support you.

Staffing & Furlough

The Government's Job Retention Furlough scheme will pay 80% of employees salary, up to a maximum of £2,500 per month until the end of June, subject to employees meeting the necessary criteria. Find out more...


Some sectors are finding they are under-resourced to meet increased demand. If you are looking for more staff or are looking for a new role, Stockport Jobs Match can help. Find out more...

Financial Support

The packages of support include business support grant funding, a business interruption loan scheme, business rate relief and support for the self-employed. Find out more...

Covid 19 return to work

Return to work

When there is a government directive to start to return to work there will be protocols and new ways to work run businesses whilst ensuting maximum protection to staff health and well being. Find out more...

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Mental Health & Wellbeing

Stockport Council and Stockport NHS Clinical Commissioning Group have launched three new emotional health and wellbeing services. The new services will expand the range of support available to Stockport residents at a particularly stressful and isolating time during the COVID-19 pandemic. Find out more...

Stockport Recovery Board

The coronavirus pandemic has thrown many business owners into economic and emotional turmoil. These are unprecedented times and for many of us there are far more questions than answers. The Stockport Recovery Board is here to help answer your questions, provide advice and share your concerns. Find out more...


At a time where there is much uncertainty and difficult decisions being made, we will be seeking stories of innovation and where businesses have diversified. If you have changed your business during the epidemic and based in Stockport we want to hear from you here from you. We’re here for you. Find out more...

Caroline Simpson, Corporate Director for Place at Stockport Council, explains how a collaborative rapid response team has been mobilised to support business through this unprecedented time. 

One Stockport

Stockport is home to many successful businesses - global organisations, european brands, national enterprises, regional success stories and an ever-increasing number of emerging entrepreneurs. It is important that we work together, to support our business community and to ensure that, post Covid-19, Stockport emerges stronger, ever more resilient and continues to build a secure future where tomorrow's entrepreneurs can thrive
Steve Oliver
Chairman - Stockport Economic Alliance
We are working around the clock to provide help and guidance to all of our residents and businesses. We have re-deployed many of our staff to ensure that everyone is kept up to date with the latest official guidance and advice throughout the coronavirus crisis, in business, in health and in social care. We are listening to our communities and are able to respond quickly to enquiries, whether it is to do with green bins, business grants or health & wellbeing
Elise Wilson
Leader of Stockport Council