Advice about Covid-19

Updated 27/11/20

Information and advice

Latest advice from the GOV.UK

Latest advice from NHS

Latest advice from Public Health England

Latest advice from MIND: Coronavirus and your wellbeing

New Tier System from 2 December

The Government announced a new Tier system for the whole of England that will come into force when the current lockdown ends on the 2 December 2020.

Regions across England will be placed into a Tier system, with a range of Tier 1, 2 and 3 restrictions being imposed across the South East area.

Museums in Tier 3 must remain closed, affecting Kent/Medway & Slough.

A review is due on the 16 December.

You can find out which Tier your area will be in here.

Read a breakdown of the Tier restrictions.

National Restrictions from 5 November

Government provides information on the new national restrictions, including what they mean for working from home and business closures, why they are being introduced and the financial support available.

Furlough Scheme Extended and Further Economic Support announced

In response to the latest national lockdown, the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been extended for a month with employees receiving 80% of their current salary for hours not worked and further economic support announced.

Government Guidance on Re-opening

Visitor Economy

Heritage Locations

 Meeting with Others Safely/Social Distancing

Offices and Contact Centres

Restaurants, Take Away, Deliveries

Shops and Stores

Gardens, Parks and Outdoor spaces

QR Codes launched for Track & Trace

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