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Finance: How can I manage tax and reporting?

Employees: What is the guidance on Statutory Sick Pay?

Advice and guidance: Where can I find the latest advice about Coronavirus?

Exporting: What support is available for exporters?

Employees: How do I access the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme?

Finance: What finance is available?

Employees: What support is available for the self-employed?

Safe workplaces: Is my business allowed to reopen?

Advice and guidance: What is the latest guidance on traveling to work?

Advice and guidance: Can tradespeople carry out work in people’s homes?

Advice and guidance: Will my business be evicted due to late rent payments or inability to make payment completely?

Advice and guidance: Are my business premises safe?

Employees: How do I switch my workforce to remote working?

Employees: How can I support my employees with their mental health during the Coronavirus outbreak?

Employees: How can I carry out right to work checks during COVID-19?

Employees: How can I hire staff to meet increased demands for my business’ goods or services in light of COVID-19?

Advice and guidance: How will GCSEs and A levels be awarded following the cancellation of this year’s exams?

Advice and guidance: What can we do to help efforts to tackle the coronavirus crisis?

Advice and guidance: What support is available for charities, social enterprises, and community-based organisations?

Advice and guidance: If a business is closed due to the coronavirus will it still be required to undertake essential inspections?

Advice and guidance: Can I get tested for COVID-19?

Advice and guidance: What pension guidance is available to employers?

Safe workplaces: Do I need Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at work?

Advice and guidance: What is the "Build Back Better" initiative?

Safe workplaces: What is the NHS Test and Trace service?

Safe workplaces: I want to reopen my business. What do I need to do?

Safe workplaces: Do I need to do a risk assessment?

Safe workplaces: Do I have to publish my risk assessment?

Safe workplaces: My business has been shut for a while; is there anything else (aside from risk assessment, cleaning and social distancing) I need to do before I reopen?

Safe workplaces: One of my staff is in a vulnerable or ‘at risk group’, what should I do?

Safe workplaces: Should we check the temperature of staff on their arrival at work or customers upon their arrival?

Safe workplaces: What do I do if one of my staff or a customer gets ill when I reopen?

Safe workplaces: Should we check the temperature of customers prior to entering?

Safe workplaces: Is my restaurant allowed to reopen?

Safe workplaces: I run a pub, when can I reopen and can I sell alcohol?

Safe workplaces: We run a café and only have a small kitchen, it will be impossible to socially distance staff, what can I do?

Safe workplaces: When my restaurant is allowed to reopen, should I ask all guests to make a booking prior to their arrival?

Safe workplaces: Is there/will there be any limitations on the number of customers I can allow in my premises? Does this include staff working in the premises?

Safe workplaces: What disinfectants/cleaning chemicals should I use? Are antibacterial wipes okay to use to clean surfaces?

Safe workplaces: Is it OK to provide cold water for staff and customers to wash their hands?

Safe workplaces: Can I close the public toilet in my premises?

Safe workplaces: What cleaning regime should I put in place if I keep my public toilet open?

Safe workplaces: Should I put a Perspex screen up at my till/serving area?

Safe workplaces: How many customers should I allow into my shop?

Safe workplaces: We only have narrow pavements outside our premises, how can we control queues and ensure social distancing? Can I mark a public highway with a permanent marking for customers to social distance?

Safe workplaces: I don’t have a card reader/facilities to accept contactless payment what should I do? I am only accepting payment via card/contactless payment – can I refuse to accept cash?

Safe workplaces: Should we install hand sanitisers at entrances and throughout our premises?

Safe workplaces: Which hand sanitiser should I use?

Safe workplaces: What do we mean by a ‘contact’?

Advice and guidance: What support is available for victims of domestic abuse?

Advice and guidance: What support is available for the agriculture, food and drink sector?

Advice and guidance: What support is available for Universities?

Safe workplaces: I run a beauty salon in the same premises as my hairdressers, am I allowed to open?

Safe workplaces: As a business, how can I help the NHS Test and Trace effort?

Safe workplaces: Can I use the space outside my pub/café on the pavement for customers to sit down?

Safe workplaces: Can I use my car park as a beer garden so that I can sell to customers outside?

Safe workplaces: Can I play live sport in my pub?

Safe workplaces: How should I implement the ‘1m plus’ rule in my business?

Safe workplaces: Are groups of people allowed to dine in my restaurant or drink in my pub together if they are from different households?

Safe workplaces: Are my customers allowed to stand up at the bar?

Advice and guidance: What is the guidance on social distancing?

Advice and guidance: What are the different types of coronavirus tests available?

Advice and guidance: How can I dispose of my personal or business waste, including face coverings and personal protective equipment (PPE)?

Advice and guidance: What was the "Eat Out To Help Out" scheme?

Safe workplaces: Will smoking continue to be permitted in outdoor areas of pubs, restaurants and cafes?

Safe workplaces: I run a café/pub/restaurant, do my customers and staff have to wear a face covering in my premises?

Safe workplaces: I have a playground/climbing frame in my pub garden, can I let children visiting with their parents use it?

Safe workplaces: Do customers in my shop have to wear face coverings, and what do I do if they refuse?

Safe workplaces: Do staff in my shop have to wear a face coverings?

Safe workplaces: Apart from the Government Guidance, what other useful information is available that I can access?

Advice and guidance: Which planning permissions are extended under provisions in the Business and Planning Act 2020?

Advice and guidance: Are there any local restrictions in Greater Manchester?

Advice and guidance: What is the Small Business Leadership Programme and the Peer Network scheme?

Advice and guidance: What are the new insolvency measures and how will they affect businesses?

Advice and guidance: What is the Getting Building Fund?

Advice and guidance: What is a support bubble and who can make one?

Advice and guidance: What is the NHS Test and Trace app?

Advice and guidance: What is the Jobs Support Scheme?

Advice and guidance: What is a childcare bubble?