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Working Safely During COVID-19 – Downloads & Guidance

Following further announcements, the next group of businesses permitted to open on 13th and 25th July are:

13th July:

  • Nail bars
  • Salons
  • Tanning booths
  • Spas
  • Massage parlours
  • Tattoo parlours
  • Body piercing studios

25th July:

  • Indoor Gyms
  • Indoor Swimming Pools
  • Indoor Sports Centres

Business that are allowed to open from 4th July 2020:

  • Hotels, hostels bed and breakfast accommodation, holiday apartments or homes, cottages or bungalows, campsites, caravan parks or boarding houses
  • Places of Worship
  • Libraries
  • Community Centres
  • Restaurants, Cafes and Workplace Canteens
  • Bars
  • Pubs
  • Cinemas
  • Bingo Halls
  • Theatres and concert halls, but no live music
  • Museums and galleries
  • Hair salons and barbers
  • Outdoor playgrounds
  • Outdoor gyms
  • Funfairs, theme parks and adventure parks and activities
  • Amusement arcades
  • Outdoor skating rinks
  • Other indoor leisure centres or facilities, including indoor games, recreation and entertainment venues
  • Social Clubs
  • Model villages
  • Indoor attractions at aquariums, zoos, safari parks, farms, wildlife centres and any place where animals are exhibited to the public as an attraction.

The list of shops that were allowed to open from 1st June is as follows:

1st June 2020:

  •  Outdoor Markets
  •  Car Showrooms

15th June 2020:

  •  Clothes shops
  •  Shoe shops
  •  Toy shops
  •  Furniture shops
  •  Book shops
  •  Electronic shops
  •  Tailors
  •  Auction houses
  •  Photography studios
  •  Indoor Markets

The BID has put together some guidance and useful downloads that can be used to assist you in achieving COVID-19 compliance.


Working Safely During COVID-19

The guidance below outlines steps that will need to be taken in order for businesses to be compliant in working safely during COVID-19.

Working Safely during Covid-19 – Shops/branches

Working Safely During Covid-19 – Pubs/Bars/Takeaways & Restaurants

Working Safely During Covid-19 – Close Contact Services

The guidance below is the 5 steps that should be taken to ensure that you are compliant with COVID-19 guidelines

COVID-19 General Advice – 5 steps June 2020


The templates below are risk assessments that can be completed for your businesses in compliance with COVID-19 Guidelines.

COVID-19 Restaurants offering takeaway or delivery June 2020

COVID-19 Shops and branches June 2020


Staying Covid-19 Secure – Poster to be displayed

This poster should be displayed in all businesses when the five steps outlined are achieved.  Businesses should not open until compliance has been achieved.

1m distancing

This sign should be displayed throughout businesses (including entrance, exit and checkouts) to encourage social distancing between customers and colleagues. 

2m Distancing

This sign should be displayed throughout businesses (including entrance, exit and checkouts) to encourage social distancing between customers and colleagues. 

Number of customers

This sign should be displayed on the entrance of the store to indicate how many customers are limited in the store at any one time.

Pay by Card

This sign should be displayed at checkouts to encourage card payments instead of cash to prevent cross contamination on money.

Please use Hand Sanitiser

This sign should be displayed at the entrance of the store where hand sanitiser should be available to be used by anyone entering the store.

If you would like any hard copies of these signs or any advice/support regarding COVID-19 compliance, please do not hesitate to contact us on or 07719546973 and we can arrange for a member of the BID team to contact you.




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