Latest guidance on reopening your business

Employers have a ‘duty of care’ for staff, customers and anyone else who visits the workplace. This means they must do all they reasonably can to support their health, safety and wellbeing. To make the workplace safe, employers must: 1). encourage staff to work from home, wherever possible 2). have completed a ‘risk assessment’, and taken reasonable steps to prevent harm in the workplace  3). follow the government guidelines on safer working on GOV.UK To get advice on working safely during coronavirus from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) you can: find coronavirus advice on the HSE website find information on risk assessments on the HSE website use HSE’s online enquiry form call 0300 790 6787, Monday to Friday 8:30am to 10pm Which workplaces can be open The rules on which workplaces can open are different for England, Scotland and Wales. For the latest government guidance: in England, see businesses and premises that must close on GOV.UK in Scotland, see Scottish Government advice on business closures in Wales, see Welsh Government advice on business closures