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Retail, Food, and Hospitality Regulatory Update W/E 10th May

11 May 2020
Retail, Food, and Hospitality Regulatory Update W/E 10th May. COVID-19 information.

Important Updates

Covid-19 information

Information published this week includes the following:

PM in address to the nation on 10 May regarding next steps: View >

  • Dept for Health and Social Care:
    Launch of test, track and trace plan. View >
    Published guidance on availability of testing. View >
    Technical specifications for PPE. View >
  • Public Health England:
    Letter to Directors of Public Health on Track and Trace. View >
  • Dept for Business, Environment and Industrial Strategy:
    Updated workplace guidance to include trades people working in people’s homes. View >
    Updated list of business support organisations. View >
  • Office for Product Safety and Standards:
    Guidance on PPE requirements for small scale manufacturers. View >
    Details of PPE border inspection activity. View >
  • Dept for Transport:
    £2Bn cycling and walking plan. View > View >
  • Scottish Government:
    Survey information on public attitudes to lockdown. View >
    Revised guidance on taking exercise. View >
  • Welsh Government:
    Extension of lockdown by three weeks with minor relaxations. View > View >

Business:

  • FDF: The Food and Drink Federation has published a joint letter with trade unions emphasising the importance of their working together to deliver a safe, protected and respected work force. View >
  • BRC: The British Retail Consortium has written to the PM calling for retailers to be allowed to decide for themselves when to reopen. View >

Environment: The Committee for Climate Change has written to the Prime Minister and to the leaders of the devolved administrations setting out what it sees as six principles for sustainable recovery. View > Friends of the Earth >

 

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