Coronavirus : Guidance for businesses

Reopening your business

From Saturday, 4 July 2020

The majority of pubs, bars, restaurants and takeaways along with hairdressers and barbers will be able to trade again, as long as they can do so safely. Further detailed advice and guidance for reopening safely can be found in our Coronavirus; Health and safety and food safety section.

Government timeline for retail to reopen in June

Thousands of high street shops, department stores and shopping centres across England have now reopened provided they meet COVID-19 secure guidelines and can show customers will be kept safe.

Government timetable

Additional resources