Official Guidance for Business

The latest information and advice from UK government, NHS, Sheffield City Council and other reputable bodies for UK employers and businesses

Working Safely During Coronavirus (COVID-19)

From 19 July, we will be moving to step 4 of the roadmap. To support businesses through this next phase, the 'Working Safely' guidance provides advice on sensible precautions employers can take to manage risk and support their staff and customers.

Guidance from step 4:

GOV.UK: Working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance from Step 4 

Coronavirus resources

Sheffield City Council has created a range of resources to help you reopen your business safely, including posters, checklists and how to make QR codes.

Coronavirus - business resources

Coronavirus (COVID-19): testing guidance for employers

Guidance for employers and third-party healthcare providers on the regulations and legal obligations of running testing programmes.

Reporting outbreaks of Coronavirus in the UK

Guidance for businesses and organisations on how to recognise, contain and report incidents of Coronavirus. The COVID-19 early outbreak management information has been created to make sure that people who run businesses or organisations:

  • know how to recognise and report an incident of Coronavirus; and
  • are aware of measures local health protection teams may advise in order to contain it.

Coronavirus outbreak FAQs: what you can and can't do

The government has set out its plan to return life to as near normal as we can, for as many people as we can, as quickly and fairly as possible in order to safeguard livelihoods, but in a way that is safe and continues to protect our NHS. Click Here for more information.