While the government is focused on protecting the economy, there are multiple ways individuals can support local businesses during these tough times, whether they are coffee houses, music venues, or book shops.
Here are ways to assist small businesses to stay afloat during this COVID 19 pandemic.
1. Shop Locally – Both Offline and Online
The majority of small businesses that don’t generally provide online ordering are beginning to test the waters, so look to see whether this is something the shops you frequently visit are doing.
The social distancing guidelines have seen several retailers change their services to fit the ‘new normal.’ This has seen independent brewers supply beers right on your doorstep and book shops providing contact-free delivery.
The same case applies to household staples and food. If you don’t have any signs of the coronavirus, visit your local grocers or corner shop where you are likely to …