Reopening your business
On 23 June, the Government published guidance on the reopening of businesses and venues from 4 July.
All businesses and venues can reopen from 4 July, except for the list below, which remain closed in law:
- Bowling alleys and Indoor skating rinks
- Indoor play areas including soft-play
- Nail bars, beauty salons and tanning salons
- Massage, tattoo and piercing parlours
- Indoor fitness and dance studios, and indoor gyms and sports venues/facilities
- Swimming pools including water parks
- Exhibition or conference centres must remain closed for events such as exhibitions or conferences, other than for those who work for the business or organisation who run the venue.
All indoor and outdoor hospitality that are self-contained and can be accessed from the outside can open from 4 July. This includes restaurants, cafes, bars, pubs and workplace canteens. People should only visit a restaurant in their household groups (or support bubbles), or with one other household, or with up to five other people outdoors.
As you consider reopening your business or returning to full active work then you may find the information, guides and check lists below useful to help you to effectively and safely do so over the next few days, weeks or months.
Working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19)
Download guides and risk assessment check lists
Guidance for people who work in or run outdoor working environments
Guidance for people who work in or run factories, plants and warehouses.
Guidance for people who work in or run indoor labs and research facilities and similar environments.
Guidance for people who work in or run offices, contact centres and similar indoor environments.
Guidance for people working in, visiting or delivering to other people's homes.
Guidance for people who work in or run restaurants offering takeaway or delivery services.
Guidance for people who work in or run shops, branches, stores or similar environments.
Guidance for people who work in or from vehicles, including couriers, mobile workers, lorry drivers, on-site transit and work vehicles, field forces and similar.