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The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has affected businesses and individuals in varying ways. With government guidelines being adjusted in response to the level of the pandemic, it is difficult to keep up-to-date with all of the information available to business. 

This page contains information and guidance from government on how to re-ropen your business, keep safe in the work place, travel safely and much more. 

Working Safely

Guidance to help employers, employees and the self-employed understand how to work safely.

Reopening Guidance

Use this government guidance tool to help you carry out a risk assessment.

Steps to Working Safely

Practical actions for businesses to take based on 5 main steps.
  

Risk Assessment

The HSE has provided information and guidance on managing risks and risk assessment at work. 

Cleaning of the Work Place

Guidance covering the cleaning of environments in the community.

Safe Travel

Walking, cycling, and travelling in vehicles or on public transport during the coronavirus outbreak.

Face Masks

Government guidance on the use of face masks and staying safe outside of the home.

Track & Trace

Information on NHS test and trace, including guidance if you test positive for COVID-19 or have had close contact with someone who has tested positive.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Centre

The government has provided a range of resources including website banners and posters to download and use in response to COVID-19.

Government Coronavirus Roadmap

The UK Government’s coronavirus recovery strategy and roadmap for how and when the UK will adjust its response to the pandemic crisis.

SECTOR INFORMATION

Please follow the links below for government guidance relevant to your service and sector.

CLOSE CONTACT SERVICES

CONSTRUCTION & OUTDOOR WORK

FACTORIES, PLANTS, & WAREHOUSES

HERITAGE LOCATIONS

HOTELS & GUEST ACCOMODATION

OFFICES & CONTACT CENTRES

RESTAURANTS, PUBS & TAKEAWAYS

SHOPS & BRANCHES

THE VISITOR ECONOMY 

VEHICLES

OTHER PEOPLE’S HOMES

LABS & RESEARCH FACILITIES

HOW CAN YOU HELP?

If your business can support services during the coronavirus pandemic, please let us know by following the below links, or contacting our team on 01905 677888 or email info@business-central.co.uk

#HERE2HELP

Can your business offer support to Worcestershire County Council during the coronavirus crisis?

Firms who wish to help the community can now easily volunteer their goods, services, and time thanks to the #Here2Help campaign from Worcestershire County Council.

Worcestershire County Council would love to hear from you if you have any goods and services that you wish to donate.

CORONAVIRUS SUPPORT FROM YOUR BUSINESS

Businesses can use this service to tell government how they might be able to help in the response to coronavirus.

Businesses will be asked questions about the type of support they can offer and will then be contacted as soon support is required.

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