COVID-19 Support and Advice

The latest support, advice and signposting

Business Continuity Planning for Employers

Guidance to help businesses identify various issues that you may need to consider. Looking at Communications, Risk Assesments, Travel, Place of Work and more DOWNLOAD

Kent Businesses Helpline

Kent County Council, in collaboration with all the local authorities in Kent, have launched a dedicated business support line for coronavirus-related issues, delivered by the Kent & Medway Growth Hub.

The number to call is: 03333 602300.

Food and Personal Hygiene Advice

The recommended protocols relating to personal hygiene provide a good opportunity to remind staff of the personal hygiene rules we should all be following already when handling food.
Please find below some useful resources which can be used for training and education:-
• BfR - Risk assessment : Can the new type of coronavirus be transmitted via food and objects?
• EFSA opinion on the transmission via food :
• WHO Coronavirus resources :
• Further updates as available :https://www.howarthfoodsafety....

Defra COVID Update

Summary of the latest news from the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs related to the Coronavirus