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Official guidance from UK government

The government has removed remaining domestic restrictions in England. Further information on support in the devolved nations can be found:

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Latest guidance

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On Friday 1 April, the UK government changed its approach to COVID-19 guidance, removing much of the specific advice that was previously available. This decision was in line with the government’s ‘living with Covid’ strategy which removes most legal restrictions related to the pandemic.

COVID-19 guidance is now brought into general guidance for employers under the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Although the HSE will no longer require COVID-19 control measures, employers must continue to consult workers and their representatives on any changes they make that might affect health and safety. See this guidance on consulting and involving your workers.

There is also guidance on the circumstances of when you should make a report under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) and more detailed guidance for people deemed to be at risk.

More broadly, the government have produced advice about living safely with respiratory diseases which includes recommendations about when to go to work or not, but these are in cases where people have symptoms. There is also specific guidance on ventilation.

Guidance and support for business

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  • Click here to see the public health principles for reducing the spread of respiratory infections, including COVID-19, in the workplace.
  • Click here to find out more about COVID-19 financial support for businesses.
  • Access the Recovery Loan Scheme until 30 June. Find out more information here.

Coronavirus Business Support

The UK government's Coronavirus business support hub brings together key information for UK businesses and employees.

The above guidance applies to England, see the links below for:

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