Latest advice on business support - Covid-19 crisis

The Government has issued advice to employers and businesses on support that could be available to them during the current crisis.

Latest Advice for Businesses

Business Support Grants for those receiving Small Business Rate Relief, Rural Rate Relief and Expanded Retail Discount will be paid automatically. To ensure the Council has the correct details to pay grants to eligible businesses, please click on the link below to confirm your business details. 

PLEASE NOTE - the link will ask you if you want to create an account, please scroll to the bottom and click "or continue without an account" to proceed. We will aim to make payment within 10 working days.

Coronavirus Business Support Grant

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Our top priority is jobs and skills.

Burnley Council supports companies doing business here. We can offer help and advice if you’re setting up; if you want to grow and expand; develop your workforce through skills improvement or taking on apprentices; or if you want to relocate here.

Click here for information on doing business directly with Burnley Council, as a contractor or supplier, and find out about current and upcoming tender opportunties here.

Working together has helped bring important investment into Burnley: working with Barnfield Developments to create the On The Banks area; opened up direct rail link to Manchester;  worked with Safran to open up the major aerospace supplier village Innovation Drive in the North of town; developed other exciting new employment sites, such as at Burnley Bridge and Vision Park; and much much more.

Many of these positive developments result from the close working between local businesses and Burnley Council which shapes the Burnley Bondholder network - for updates from Bondholders and news and information about local companies, go to