COVID-19 - Business case studies
Many of our local businesses are diversifying their business models in order find ways through the challenge of social distancing.
A key theme is introducing or increasing home deliveries, adapting to changes in customer habits and using new technology.
Many businesses have been able to taken advantage of the government’s financial support. There’s more information on the financial support for businesses here.
Some businesses have been able to repurpose to meet the growing need for products and services that specifically address our response to the pandemic including providing support for our vulnerable residents and crucial key workers.
Supporting Local Businesses
Residents wishing to support local companies offering home deliveries can use the following websites:
Key worker accommodation
Several tourism businesses across the Winchester district are offering key worker accommodation. These include:
- The Westgate
- Mercure Wessex
- The Meadow Glamping
- Penny Farthing House
- St John’s Croft
- Old Vine
- University of Winchester
Stay in, work out
Many businesses and organisations across the district are offering tips, advice and guidance on how to keep or get active in and around your home.
Join the Movement and use #StayInWorkOut to share how you're getting active during this time. The links below will help you stay active without passing your front door:
- Sport England
- Active Winchester
- Winchester City Council Active Life Scheme
- Winchester City Council Active Me At Home
- Active Me 360
- Salsa Y Sol
- Roynon Performing Arts