Making your business coronavirus secure

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Havant borough is now on the journey out of lockdown

Following the Government’s announcement of a delay in the proposed easing of restrictions, England remains in Step 3 until at least the 19 July 2021. Find out about the current coronavirus guidelines on GOV.UK, the government’s website.

Coronavirus business support

For information on the support available to businesses, visit our business support page.

Below is a recent letter from us to hospitality businesses in the borough regarding the latest changes to guidance, as well as a fact sheet released by the Government to help hospitality businesses as they reopen.

Working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19)

Guidance on making your business covid-secure is being updated regularly on the GOV.UK website.

To help ensure that businesses are coronavirus secure, GOV.UK has a range of guides to help different types of work.

Many businesses operate more than one type of workplace, such as an office, factory and fleet of vehicles. You may need to use more than one of these guides as you think through what you need to do to keep people safe.

Weddings and civil ceremonies

Following the extension of step three, the government has made some amendments in relation to weddings and civil ceremonies which will come into place from 21 June 2021. These amendments include the removal of the 30 persons limit, however venues will need to ensure that they can still operate in a COVID secure way, updated guidance has been produced for Weddings and Civil Ceremonies.

Need to manage queues outside your business?

Hampshire County Council has issued guidance on signage and street markings to help manage queues.

Testing without showing symptoms

All local authorities in England are now offering rapid lateral flow testing for those who would like it and are not showing symptoms. Businesses can find their local test site or test collection site online.

All businesses in England can now sign up to free COVID-19 workplace testing.

What to do if you hear about a coronavirus case in your business

The government has produced information for businesses and other organisations on reporting outbreaks of coronavirus. The process varies depending on the sector you operate in.

Sector-specific action cards that can be displayed in the workplace are also available.

Need more help or advice?

If you require any further assistance our Food and Safety Team is available to help via email at or telephone on 023 9244 6654.