Below you will find the latest updates from SELECT about the coronavirus and other helpful advice about dealing with the pandemic. Click on a link to read more.


SELECT daily news update

  1. Latest COVID-19 news and updates from SELECT [29 May 2020]

SELECT furloughing advice

  1. Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and furlough information

  2. What to do now: Claiming your furlough grant

  3. Furloughing FAQs

  4. Furlough letter templates

  5. Furlough flowchart

SELECT employment advice

  1. Employment guidance

  2. Workplace disruption guidance

  3. New funding announcements

  4. Redundancy Process Flowchart

SELECT financial advice

  1. Redundancy Payments Service

  2. Pivotal Enterprise Resilience Fund

  3. Newly Self-Employed Hardship Fund

  4. Overview of new funding announced on 15 April

  5. Cashflow and payment guidance

  6. Business Interruption Loan Scheme

  7. Self Employed Income Support Scheme

  8. Bounce Back Loan Scheme

SELECT commercial advice

  1. Contractual advice

  2. Additional commercial support

SELECT support

  1. SELECT working practices

  2. Useful SELECT helplines

  3. SELECTcerts support

  4. Weekly Digital Drop In FAQs

Mental wellbeing

  1. Mental health support from EIC

  2. Depression self-help guide

  3. Coping with money worries

  4. Struggling with stress

  5. Your mental wellbeing

For the public and contractors

  1. Domestic and commercial guidelines

  2. Emergency domestic work animation

  3. Priority matrix for key worker testing

  4. Essential work infographic

For landlords

  1. Gas, fire and electrical safety checks in the private rented sector

Official guidance

  1. UK Government support for businesses

  2. UK Government support for self-employed

  3. UK Government advice for employers

  4. UK Government guidance for employees

  5. UK Government stay at home guidance

  6. UK Government travel advice

  7. Scottish Government and coronavirus [updated daily]

  8. Signing requirements for project bank accounts (PBAs)

  9. Scottish Government Business Support Fund

  10. NHS guidance on coronavirus

External guidance

  1. Joint Taxation Committee update [4 May]

  2. Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme update [6 April]

  3. MacRoberts: Impact of new guidance on construction sector [7 April]

  4. Mercer Marsh advice and FAQs on pensions

  5. HSE advice on coronavirus

  6. Building Safety Group Hub

  7. Business Gateway guidance for business owners

  8. Acas advice for employers and employees

  9. BDO: Government support for individuals and businesses

  10. BDO: Support packages explained


  1. Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme webinar

  2. Running your business through Coronavirus

  3. Helping employers to support employees

  4. NHS Scotland: general advice

  5. MacRoberts guidance on the CJRS


For specific enquiries, please contact the SELECT office on 0131 445 5577 or email