MediaCityUK Community Update:
Useful websites, webinars and support

Update From Peel L&P

“Covid-19 brings unprecedented and challenging times for everyone and the health and safety of our people, our partners and our contractors is paramount.

“For now, work continues across our sites and contractors are working in line with Government advice and social distancing.

“We understand the importance of keeping the country’s economy going during this period of uncertainty and we will continue to work with our partners and contractors to support the Government in whatever way we can.

“We continue to monitor the Government’s advice carefully and will review our activity on-site accordingly.”

A Peel L&P spokesperson.



If you are a Salford based business, please email:

Please include who is the key contact, name of business, address, current contact details so that the Salford City Council’s business unit can contact you regarding support and government funding packages.

The Business Growth Hub has set up this page to provide guidance for businesses:

You can also sign up for their updates here:

Sign up for updates about COVID-19 from the Growth Company


Specifically, for the Tourism and Hospitality Sector

There is a webinar by the Business Growth Hub on Monday specifically for the Tourism and Hospitality sector:

Pro Manchester and other partners are working together to support this sector and are driving a #PayitForward campaign:

EAT MCR are compiling a list of restaurants in Greater Manchester who are now delivering – you can add yours here.

There is also an online guide by Creative Tourist on supporting organisations in Manchester and the North.


The following wider support is also available:

For enquiries regarding the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme, your business bankers will be delivering this scheme so please contact them, for more information please visit:

If you have to lay off staff or introduce short time working please visit this website for further information:

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 advice: 0800 0159 559

Speak to your insurers to see if you are covered for business interruption:

Barclays support website for customers, clients and businesses:–co/


Mental Health and Wellbeing

Mental Health Foundation



Coronavirus and your wellbeing

Stretching and exercise

Yoga – 10-minute stretch

Yoga – 30-minute beginners –

20-minute full body workout

Joe Wicks body weight workout

Joe Wicks PE lessons for parents to do with kids will be streamed daily, or can catch up on it here: