Small business advice
The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has resources and information designed to help small businesses through the Coronavirus outbreak. See the FSB’s website.
FAQs and guidance
Business closures list: https://bit.ly/BizClose
Business Closures and Stay at Home FAQ section on the business support website: https://bit.ly/FAQsStayHome
New timeline for retail to reopen in June
Many high street shops, department stores and shopping centres across England are set to reopen once they are COVID-19 secure and can show customers will be kept safe. Guidance for reopening can be found here: https://bit.ly/UpdatedRetailGuidance
Social Distancing Guidelines
Details on safe workplace guidance:https:/bit.ly/CV19WorkingSafely
BEIS working safely webinars: https://bit.ly/BEISWebinars
FAQs to summarise what you can and can’t do have been published, which are based on the new guidance: https://bit.ly/CV19FAQs
Travelling safely: https://bit.ly/CV19SafeTravel
How to carry out a COVID-19 risk assessment: https://bit.ly/CV19RiskAssessments
Cleaning your workplace safely: https://bit.ly/CleaningWorkplaces
Sector-specific guidance for social distancing in the workplace: bit.ly/sectorsocialdist
How you can help
Many businesses have been asking how they can support with the response to Coronavirus. You can find more information and a form to get in touch here: https://bit.ly/3bzOfcD
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