Last updated: 06/01/2021

Back in Business – Operating Safely during the coronavirus pandemic

Are you a Cornish business in need of guidance and advice on how reopening and trading during or after the coronavirus pandemic will affect you? Business Regulatory Support are here to help you open your business once restrictions allow, in a safe and compliant way.

We are currently in a national lockdown a general overview can be found on the Government website.

For businesses still trading the government have issued guidance to help employers, employees and the self-employed understand how to work safely during the coronavirus pandemic.

Test and Trace

For full details of:

  • the information required
  • the list of designated businesses
  • how to get the QR poster

Check out the Government guidance below:

Employee wellbeing and returning to work

Guidance from our Trading Standards team covering bookings and deposits affected by COVID-19.

The Healthy Workplace team have published Information and resources to support businesses around coronavirus.

Tourism Businesses may find the following guidance particularly relevant:

Fire Safety

If your business is starting to operate again there are some key Fire Safety matters for you to consider. This leaflet is designed to provide some helpful assistance. There is also an easy to follow Fire Safety checklist available to download.

Should you have any further queries then visit the Cornwall Fire and Fire and Rescue Service website.

Face Coverings and P.P.E

The Government have issued guidance relating to Face coverings: when to wear one, exemptions, and how to make your own.

One of our Commercial Food Safety Officer’s discuss how PPE should be used correctly.

Business Resources

The following resources have been developed for businesses.  They can be downloaded, referred to and displayed.

Reporting an outbreak posters

Sector specific posters available for businesses to download and refer to. This information provides key steps to quickly identify and contain any potential COVID-19 outbreak. If you are concerned about other possible health issues then you should follow your existing processes.

Please note these posters are for printing and are not accessible for screen readers.


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