How safe will schools be when pupils return?

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With schools already reopen in some parts of Scotland, and Prime Minister Boris Johnson stressing it as a “national priority” that all schools reopen follow suit in England next month, just how safe will they be? The government has faced widespread criticism of the track and trace programme, with many saying it isn’t working and […]

Eat Out to Help Out – Everything you need to know

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If you’ve been watching the news you will almost certainly have heard of the the Government’s scheme, ‘Eat Out to Help Out‘. Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced the scheme to help encourage diners back out to their local restaurants post-lockdown in a bid to boost the economy. But what does it all mean? What can you […]

How are pubs and restaurants keeping customers safe?

As we wrote about previously, pubs, restaurants, hotels and bars have now reopened across England, with Scotland and Wales to soon follow. But how safe are they? There have been a wide range of government guidelines imposed measures on pubs, restaurants, hotels and bars intended to keep customers, as well as staff, safe. These typically […]

Face masks and coverings to be compulsory in shops in England

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The 24th of July will see face masks and coverings become compulsory in shops, supermarkets and other retail environments in England. Until now, the public have only been advised to use face masks in various shops, except for use on public transport where it was previously mandatory since the 15th of June. This move brings […]

Preparing your business for reopening

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As retail, hospitality and all other business owners across the UK start to slowly reopen, their primary focus will be on ensuring a safe working environment not only for their employees, but for their customers too. Depending on what industry you work in, guidance might not be in huge abundance, and you might not even […]