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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.
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
Meeting with Others Safely/Social Distancing
Offices and Contact Centres
Restaurants, Take Away, Deliveries
Shops and Stores
Gardens, Parks and Outdoor spaces
- Managing Public Parks during Covid-19 by NLHF and Local Government Association
- Advice on managing public access to parks and social distancing is offered by various local authorities, for example Greater London Authority
- Keep Your Parks Open by the Royal Parks
QR Codes launched for Track & Trace