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Information for businesses

Business support toolkit

To download our free Business Support Toolkit, which provides helpful guidance on how to reopen safely for your staff and customers, click below.

Download toolkit here

Hospitality support toolkit

Our hospitality sector is an important part of the local economy. To help these businesses reopen and be Covid-19 Secure, please download this free Hospitality Support Toolkit, which provides helpful guidance on how to reopen safely for your staff and customers.

Download toolkit here

Free business support

To help you reopen and ensure you are Covid-19 Secure, reach out to our dedicated Business Support officers. They'll be able to provide you with free 1:1 guidance and advice on adapt your premises with confidence. Contact or phone +44 (0)7944 373605 for more details or to schedule your 1:1 appointment. 

Innovate and Grow - FREE Support for Hounslow Businesses

This programme is comprised of 18 free training and support products, utilising 8 specialist agencies, aimed at sectors most impacted by the pandemic. These range from supporting businesses to start up a business to 1:1 growth mentoring, how to collaborate and secure new business, becoming greener and more sustainable, as well as more digitally focussed.

View the Innovate & Grow business support programme web page for more information.

Working Safely

5 steps to working safely

Practical actions for businesses to take based on 5 main steps. Each guide has specific actions for businesses to take based on these steps. Take a look here

Working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19) – shops and branches

Guidance for people who work in or run shops, branches, stores or similar environments. Take a look here

Working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19)

 The Government has published a guidance to help employers, employees and the self-employed understand how to work safely during the coronavirus pandemic.  Take a look at the guidance here

Coronavirus outbreak FAQs: what you can and can't do

The government has published guidance on staying safe outside your home and guidance on social distancing rules. Take a look at the key FAQs to help you prepare for these changes.

Health and Safety Guidance - working safely during COVID-19

This guidance is for employers, but workers and the self-employed may also find it useful.

It’s designed to help you make your work and workplace safe (be COVID-secure). It'll help you to manage the risk associated with re-starting or running your business during the outbreak.  Read the guidance here

Health and Safety Guidance and Risk Assessments

As an employer, you’re required by law to protect your employees, and others, from harm. Take a look at the guidance and risk assessments here

Order Covid-19 Secure stickers and posters

Showing you're COVID-19 secure

The new guidance from government to help businesses in the UK work safely, includes a downloadable notice. Employers can display this in their workplaces to show their employees, customers and other visitors to their workplace, that they have followed this guidance. 

Click here to download more assets for use on print and digital channels.

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