Contact your bank
Review your expenses – can any be stopped for a while – subscriptions you don’t need right now. I’ve asked for a council tax ‘holiday’.
Talk to Landlord or mortgage company.
Self employed therapists, working from home:
eligible for contributory Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
Working in their own business premises
Increasing the proposed £3,000 cash grant to 700,000 small businesses (those eligible for Small Business Rate Relief) to a £10,000 cash grant – this will be communicated to those business by their Local Authority (Council) in April.
Government will make loans available
Details not available yet – likely to be low/no interest rates
Keep promoting yourself – give information via your business FB page or website/blog.
When clients make the decision to invest in therapy, you will be in their awareness as a trusted, consistent, professional.
Normal for now
It’s really difficult not to keep scanning for information – believe me, I know. It contributes to our anxiety and in my case, inability to think straight, choose, say, 3 sources only.
Be safe, and please do reach out to me, if you need help.
Federation of Small Businesses Twitter: @fsb_policy
Picture of my problems two week’s ago – waiting for cows to cross the road