On Monday 29 June 2020, the Government will introduce new legislation to support businesses as they re-open in the wake of coronavirus.
The measures include:
Pavement licensing and outdoor seating
On Tuesday 23 June the Prime Minister announced changes to come into effect on 4 July.
Anne-Marie Trevelyan, Secretary of State for International Development and MP for Berwick upon Tweed, visited Northumbria Healthcare Trust’s manufacturing and distribution hub in Cramlington last week.
This document answers a lot of questions about what you can and cannot do, and explains what will be different from tomorrow.
Once more I bring you some information, useful links and answers to some of the more frequent questions I am receiving in my virtual postbag.
The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has now gone live.
It enables employers to claim for 80% of their employees' salaries (plus NI and pension contributions) if they have been furloughed as a result of the Covid-19 crisis.
It is a grant, not a loan.
I do hope everyone is well, and coping with the new measures.
Thank you for staying home when you can and maintaining social distancing when you need to leave your home. The video above shows why it is so important in our fight against this coronavirus.
Northumberland Communities together
Northumberland County Council has launched it's Communities Together hub to ensure those who are unable to leave their homes receive the support they need.
18 March Covid-19 update
Latest Covid-19 advice
What are our priorities?
Funding package for targeted help to young people and their families most affected by coronavirus
From 15 June, face coverings will be required while using public transport in England.
The latest number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases and risk level in the UK.
Face coverings will be required on public transport from 15 June 2020.
A partnership between UK aid and Gavi: the Vaccine Alliance, is supporting the Government of Ghana to use Zipline drones to collect coron
Mandatory guidance on the criteria that organisations must meet to provide initial teacher training (ITT).
Press conference slides and datasets used by The Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP.
Guidance and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19) in educational settings for staff, parents and carers, pupils and students.
The government wants help from businesses to increase testing capacity in the UK as part of its strategy to protect the NHS and save live
Check if you can get a payment deferral or deregister if you are a business with an annual fee due between 1 May and 30 September 2020.