Coronavirus (COVID-19): Advice and information for businesses
The Government is in the process of introducing a number of measures to support local businesses at this time and you can keep up to date with these on the GOV.UK support for businesses webpage. You should also check out the range of resources and guidance available from the Business Growth Hub which includes ten steps to take now and access to informative webinars.
Reopening non-essential retail businesses
Our Environmental Health team can provide advice to businesses about how to reopen within the new Covid-19 guidelines in a way that maintains safety for staff and customers. For support and guidance on making your business Covid-secure please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The HSE also has a free advice line for businesses on 0300 790 6787 – with lines open Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 8pm.
COVID-19 - Reopening our town centres and high streets
As restrictions are lifted and pubs, bars and restaurants prepare to open their doors from the 4 July, there is a great deal that hospitality businesses need to consider when reopening.
Visit the Reopening of town centres and the high street page
Reopening safely – retail and hospitality businesses
As the lockdown measures are slowly lifted businesses are required to take key steps to become COVID-19 secure. We’ve put together some useful information to help businesses take these steps and keep safe.
Download our Retail and Hospitality Businesses – A Guide to Reopening Safely guide.
Coronavirus and renting: guidance for landlords, tenants and local authorities
The government has issued non-statutory guidance for landlords, tenants and local authorities.
Read the guidance on the GOV.UK website
Food safety advice on businesses wishing to offer a takeaway food service
Whether you are a restaurant, pub, coffee shop or home caterer, you may have decided to alter your business to offer a delivery or takeaway food service during the coronavirus outbreak. Offering delivery or takeaway food may mean your food safety procedures and controls need adapting. We have put together a short guide of food safety issues to consider.
Visit our main Council Covid-19 page for the latest news and updates.