Further guidance on grassroots sport and gym/leisure facilities reopening can be found here.
Guidance for people using the facilities can be found here.
And even more importantly for many, Culture Secretary, Oliver Dowden, also confirmed that beauticians, tattooists, spas, tanning salons and other close-contact services can now reopen from Monday 13 July.
Guidance on close contact services and the list of services that can be reopened can be found here. The Culture Secretary also highlighted that performing arts can now take place outdoors from Saturday 11 July with a socially distanced audience present. The government will also work with the sector to pilot a number of small indoor performances with a social distanced audience to help inform plans about how best to get indoor venues back up and running.
Further guidance on performing arts reopening can be found here.
Free advice to small firms
The Recovery Advice for Business scheme, supported by the government and hosted on the Enterprise Nation website, will give small firms access to free, one-to-one advice with an expert adviser to help them through the coronavirus pandemic and to prepare for long-term recovery. The platform is now live.
Advice offered will include bespoke, specialist assistance from accountancy, legal, and advertising to marketing, recruitment and digital, to help businesses adapt to difficult circumstances and to bounce back as the UK economy recovers. Further details on the announcement and how it works can be found here.
Enjoy Summer Safely resources
To help promote the government's Enjoy Summer Safely campaign, which aims to inspire the public to begin to get back to the things they have missed whilst following COVID-19 safety guidelines, they have published resources which can be downloaded and shared.
ESSENTIAL INFORMATION LINKS ON ALL ASPECTS: