Self-isolation payments

Closed 29 Mar 2021

Opened 16 Mar 2021


Essex County Council offer discretionary self-isolation payments for people who aren't eligible under the government scheme this includes:

  • those in hardship on zero hour contracts
  • those self-employed who have been trading for less than a year at the time of COVID
  • those self-employed without access to support because of low trading returns


Why your views matter

We'd like to know more about how trades people are finding the experience of applying for one of these discretionary payments.


  • All Areas


  • Anyone from any background


  • Business advice and support