Guidance issued for businesses ahead of 4 July


Following the Government’s announcement of a further easing of lockdown measures on, guidance has now been issued for the following sectors which are able to reopen from 4 July:

  • Restaurants, pubs and bars – Guidance for keeping workers and customers safe in restaurants, pubs, bars and takeaway services. Updated on 23 June to expand guidance on takeaways to venues providing service at the venue ahead of planned opening, reflect guidance on support bubbles, social distancing, test and trace and feedback from industry. For a PDF version of the guidance please click here.
  • Close Contact Services Guidance for people who provide close contact services keeping workers and clients safe, including hairdressers, barbers, beauticians, tattooists, sports and massage therapists, dress fitters, tailors and fashion designers. Please note: Hairdressers and barbershops will be permitted to reopen for services that relate to cutting or treating hair on the head only from 4 July 2020. The other services outlined will remain closed until further notice subject to the five tests but the guidance will help them prepare for reopening. For a PDF version of the guidance please click here.
  • Visitor Economy – Guidance for people who work in hotels and guest accommodation, indoor and outdoor attractions, and business events and consumer shows. For further details please click here.

The Government is asking businesses to print and display a poster to show compliance with the guidance, available here.



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