Takeaway service update: under current government guidelines, takeaway outlet premises must close at 10pm. Deliveries can still be ordered after 10pm, by phone or text only but not in person at the premises.
Posters for takeaway businesses to download and display on premises doors:
Taxi update: Following changes that were announced recently there has been an update on the requirement for face coverings in taxis please see the below link that highlight the following:
- Customers in private hire vehicles and taxis must wear face coverings
- Staff working on public transport and taxi drivers will continue to be advised to wear face coverings.
Find out more at www.gov.uk/government/news/coronavirus-covid-19-what-has-changed-22-september
Signs for drivers to download to display in their vehicles:
Update: Following recent Government announcements, some businesses will soon be re-opening. Please use the 'Requirements for all businesses opening during the coronavirus pandemic' tab below for advice and resources. Additional information for specific businesses can be found on our Working Safely During COVID-19 page
The British Retail Consortium also offers in depth guidance to businesses getting back up and running in a safe manner.
The government has announced new regulations about premises that can open and ones that need to remain closed. For up-to-date information on these regulations please visit the Government website page The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (No. 2) (England) Regulations 2020.
For businesses looking to offer delivery you can find advice and guidance below.
Businesses are developing new ways of working to maintain social distancing measures ready for when they are able to reopen, if they haven’t already. If you have concerns about how premises are currently managing social distancing, you can contact our Environmental Health team and we will investigate the matter further.
Please email us at email@example.com providing details of the premises you are concerned about.