Government Guidance for Safety in the Workplace

Guidance to help employers, employees and the self-employed understand how to work safely during the coronavirus pandemic.

The government, in consultation with industry, has produced guidance to help ensure workplaces are as safe as possible.

New Coronavirus Guidelines FAQs

The Government has produced a list of Frequently Asked Questions as we head into the next phase of the Coronavirus restrictions.

Click here for details.

Marcus Secures Top-Up to Local Business Fund

Following lobbying from Marcus, the Government has set up a discretionary fund to help businesses not previously covered by the grant scheme. Full details are here.

Thanks to Somerset's Brilliant Businesses and Volunteers

I hope that many of you were able to have a good break at Easter given the very difficult circumstances we find ourselves in. It was especially strange to have church services cancelled as well as other traditional celebrations at what is usually such a happy time of optimism and renewal.

Latest Information on Travel Home

If you or a friend or family member are abroad and trying to get home you can see the latest travel advice and register for updates here.

In My View - 750,000 Volunteers for the NHS

At the time of writing there has just been some positive news that Boris Johnson is in a stable condition in Intensive Care, does not have pneumonia and is breathing without a ventilator.

In My View - Don't Give Up, Don't Get Bored

There is no doubt the measures the Government has undertaken and the restrictions imposed have changed all of our lives over the last few weeks and sadly they will have to continue for some time yet.