Falkland Islands Development Corporation is creating a full package of support for the Islands’ businesses, in response to difficulties many will face through the COVID-19 pandemic.

PLEASE NOTE: As of Wednesday the 25th of March most FIDC staff will be working from home and Shackleton House will be closed to the public in the interest of public health.

So far, the specific FIDC aid package includes, but may not be limited to:

  • Advice sessions –by phone, conference call, Skype or similar
  • Business Continuity and Crisis Management – specialist guidance and support resources will be made available
  • Business Health Check - Detailed assessment of business health  - cash forecasts, reserves, asset positions, key ratios, working capital needs
  • Securing the staff - Advice on tax, payroll
  • Staying solvent - Appraisal of debtor and creditor positions
  • Supply chain and value chain – looking for new or different markets, new suppliers
  • Business turnaround plans - comprehensive forward-look and practical suggestions for the future
  • All services will be available via telephone and skype or similar.If you require any support from a member of FIDC staff please contact us via email:

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folder Read our COVID-19 library articles here.

Go to the FIG COVID-19 page for more information.

About the FIDC

FIDC acts as the national economic development agency for the Falkland Islands and is tasked to develop the commercial sector of the Falkland Islands by being one of the principal partners delivering the Economic, Rural and Tourism Development Strategies.

To help drive sustainable economic growth and assist in the creation of new jobs and opportunities, FIDC provides various forms of support and assistance to the Falkland’s business community.