The Chancellor has set out a package of temporary, timely and targeted measures to support public services, people and businesses through this period of disruption caused by COVID-19.
There is a full range of packages available, and you can use the governments online tool to check what you are eligible for, or see the latest updates and links to resources below.
Latest Government Updates
Government sets out the local restriction tier system that will be in place from Wednesday 2 December
Government sets out the local restriction tier system that will be in place from Wednesday 2 December, including what you can and cannot do in each tier.Remember, ‘Hands. Face. Space’:hands – wash your hands regularly and for 20 secondsface – wear a face covering in indoor settings where social distancing may be difficult, and where […]
Latest information direct from .govPM statement on the COVID-19 Winter PlanToday the Prime Minister issued a statement on the Government’s COVID-19 Winter Plan which sets out the programme for suppressing the virus, protecting the NHS and the vulnerable, keeping the NHS and the economy going and providing a route back to normality.Reducing the risk of COVID-19 in the workplaceOn 20 […]
The new Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) guidance is now available on GOV.UK.To check if you’re eligible and to get ready to claim from this week, go to GOV.UK and search ‘Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme’.You’ll be able to apply for CJRS online now – for periods from 1 November. You will need to submit any claims for November […]
Government and Agency Resources
You can contact the government’s Business Support Helpline for free advice.
Business Support Helpline (England)
Telephone: 0800 998 1098
Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm
If you need resources creating to display in your premises, please don’t hesitate to let us know.
To assist, we have created some basic signs that you can download and print which you can access below and don’t forget to display the HSE checklist. This is to give people confidence that you have put in place necessary measures to protect you, your employees and customers.
If you need help and advice on how to protect people from coronavirus (COVID-19) in your workplace, you can contact HSE direct or you can find links to tools we think you may find useful:
- by telephone: 0300 790 6787 lines are open Monday to Friday 8:30am to 8pm
- online using HSE working safely enquiry form