Businesses - COVID Guidance
We are committed to supporting local businesses with helpful and up to date information and in partnership with Visit Lincs Coast Destination BID.
If you have diversified into meals/food delivery, here is some guidance on safe practices and hygiene.. .
The Food Standards Agency advice for a wide range of food businesses adapting to new ways of working. This guidance can be found here
We have produced a document that gives advice for small retailers on infection control, checklists and useful notices
We have produced a document giving advice on food safety for community meal providers and food banks hereand the Food Standards Agency has further information
There is also a registration form here if the meal provision and food banks become more regular.
Here is a leaflet full of information on general advice for businesses during COVID-19
Alcohol Sales Advice
Off Licence premises are classed as essential and will therefore remain open.
Drinking Water and Water Quality
Preventing the risk of Legionella during re-opening:
Animal related businesses
Advice from the Canine and Feline Sector Group here
guidance from the Canine and Feline Sector Group
Taxi and Private Hire Operators
Regularly updated government guidance for all Taxi and Private Hire Operators: An update for all Taxi and Private Hire Operators
The government have published 14 guides which cover different types of workplaces and work activity, and provide advice on businesses can operate safely during the pandemic. These guides are updated regularly and can be found at:Working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19)
A Toolkit for Businesses Reopening
Working safely during Coronoavirus tool here
Downloadable Posters for Printing
Social Distancing Posters in other languages
If you are visiting business premises, it's important to follow the guidelines they have in place to ensure you stay safe, here are some of the ways shopping will be different www.gov.uk/government/publications/staying-alert-and-safe-social-distancing/staying-alert-and-safe-social-distancing.
The Business and Planning Act 2020 has been enacted by the Government in an attempt to restart the British economy due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The Act has introduced a range of new measures to help businesses to quickly adjust and adapt to the 'new normal'. The Act has introduced a new Pavement Cafe Licensing regime.
If a pub, bar, restaurant or cafe would like to have seating for customers outside of their property and on a public highway then they must have a licence to do so. A public highway includes roads, pavements and verges.
How to Apply
This Council has delegated this new licensing function to Lincolnshire County Council. With this in mind anybody wishing to apply for a Pavement Cafe Licence is directed to Lincolnshire County Council https://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/licences-permits/apply-street-cafe-stall-licence