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Back to Work Safely

For all those businesses and employers getting ready to get back to work the British Safety Council have produced some useful handouts and information. Whilst we need to get the economy back into gear we also need to be mindful of the ongoing risks of Coronavirus.

Coronavirus: Shielding update

Guidance on shielding and protecting people who are clinically extremely vulnerable from COVID-19

What has changed

Statement on Dominic Cummings

Statement on Dominic Cummings

I would like to thank each of you who raised your concerns about Mr Cummings and his trip to Durham with me over the last several days. My role is to represent you and to give you a voice to question those leading our nation.

Business Grants

As of 20 April, over 486,000 business premises have received grants under the Small Business Grants Fund (SBGF) and the Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grants Fund (RHLGF), totalling over £6bn.

NATIONAL SHIELDING UPDATE

The MHCLG have rapidly scaled up doorstep food deliveries to ensure a safety net for all those clinically extremely vulnerable that may not have wider social support and have delivered over 380,000 food packages to doorsteps.

BURIAL GROUND AND FUNERAL NATIONAL UPDATE

The Government have made technical amendments to the Regulations on burial and crematoria grounds this week to clarify that burial grounds and the grounds surrounding a crematorium do not have to close.

ROUGH SLEEPING NATIONAL UPDATE

In partnership with local authorities more than 5,400 rough sleepers across the country - over 90% of those on the streets at the beginning of the crisis known to local authorities - have been made offers of safe accommodation.

Coronavirus: Charities

 

CHANCELLOR SET OUTS EXTRA £750 MILLION CORONAVIRUS FUNDING FOR FRONTLINE CHARITIES