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REMINDER: COVID-secure webinars for hospitality and close contact services

Join a free webinar, hosted by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, to recap COVID-secure guidance on how to operate safely and to provide your feedback on implementing the guidance in practice, and where you would seek further clarification. Working safely during Coronavirus: Close Contact Services: 11am Tuesday 28 July–Recap how to make your workplace COVID-secure by […] Read more

NEW COVID-secure webinars for hospitality, salons, and other close contact workplaces

Join a free webinar, hosted by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, to recap COVID-secure guidance on how to operate safely and to hear your feedback on implementing the guidance in practice, and where you would seek further clarification. Working safely during Coronavirus: Close Contact Services: 11am Tuesday 28 July –Recap how to […] Read more

Working safely during coronavirus

Business events and conferences can resume from 1 October provided rates of infection remain at current levels. More information is available here. Guidance on the NHS Test and Trace service in the workplace includes a new section on collecting customer and visitor data, and with information on if a worker develops symptoms and orders a […] Read more

Lifting restrictions from businesses in England

In England, from 1 August, if prevalence remains around or below current levels, and COVID-19 Secure guidelines are followed, the government will: Give employers more discretion on how they ensure employees can work safely. Working from home is one way to do this, but workplaces can also be made safe by following COVID-19 Secure guidelines. […] Read more

Containing and managing local coronavirus outbreaks

As of 18 July, local authorities will have new powers to close specific premises, close public outdoor spaces, and cancel events. These powers will enable local authorities to act more quickly in response to local outbreaks, where speed is paramount to prevent them from spreading more widely. Local lockdown will remain a last resort when […] Read more

Local Government Transition Update

Internal trade within the UK The Government has today (16 July) laid out plans to ensure businesses across the UK will continue to enjoy seamless internal trade when the UK leaves the transition period. To ensure businesses can continue to trade seamlessly across the UK as they do now, new legislation will be brought forward to preserve access to all […] Read more

Register your establishment for the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme

Restaurants and other establishments serving food for on-premises consumption can now register for the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme. You can register if your establishment: sells food for immediate consumption on the premises provides its own dining area or shares a dining area with another establishment for eat-in meals was registered as a food […] Read more

Mandatory face coverings in shops

The Government has announced that face coverings will be mandatory from 24 July when shopping.  This is to protect those who work in shops and to give people more confidence to shop safely. Those who do not wear a face covering in shops will face a fine of up to £100. Shops can refuse entry […] Read more

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