This page is dedicated to the changes in COVID-19 throughout the United Kingdom. The NFRN are here to help and will provide regular updates and information for members on this page, including measures and government packages to support businesses.
From today, 25 March 2020, businesses will be able to apply for a 3 month extension for filing accounts during the Coronavirus outbreak.
The Scottish Government Coronavirus Business Support Fund is being administered by Local Authorities.
Henry Faure Walker, Chairman of the News Media Association (NMA), issued an open letter to retailers concerning the importance of news publications during the coronavirus outbreak.
In this unprecedented period members are asked to be mindful that news wholesalers are likely to have less resources than usual.
The government has announced that any commercial tenants who fail to pay rent due to the Coronavirus outbreak will be protected from eviction.
Britain’s biggest newspaper publishers have come together to extend the existing Deliver My Newspaper, Home News Delivery initiative as government advice on the Coronavirus crisis escalates.
Smiths News have released a statement on the reported delay of phone calls being answered due to the Coronavirus outbreak.
Small food stores and roundsmen to remain open for business as UK lockdown begins.
The National Lottery’s Retail Sales Team will no longer make visits to National Lottery Retailers due to the Coronavirus outbreak.
The chancellor has outlined an unprecedented package of support to protect millions of jobs an incomes as part of the national effort in response to COVID-19.
National newspaper publishers are backing the NFRN’s newly launched Shop Local, Shop Little campaign.
From today, 23rd March 2020, businesses will be able to access government support to keep them operating during the COVID-19 outbreak.