Coronavirus

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Find out how to make your workplace COVID-secure

These guides cover a range of different types of work. Many businesses operate more than one type of workplace, such as an office, factory and fleet of vehicles. You may need to use more than one of these guides as you think through what you need to do to keep people safe. Further guidance will be published as more businesses are able to reopen.

Getting a coronavirus test in Cornwall

A few people have contacted me about concerns for coronavirus testing locally, particularly as we welcome back visitors to our beautiful area.

MP's Column

The general expectation is that everyone takes part in the recovery now that restrictions are eased. The irony is that some are chomping at the bit but are not permitted to do so yet. This includes owners of beauty salons and live performers to name just a few.

Guidance: Hotels and other guest accommodation

This document sets out guidance on how to open hotels and other guest accommodation safely while minimising the risk of spreading COVID-19 . It gives practical considerations for how guidance can be applied in the workplace.

Guidance: The Visitor Economy

This guidance is designed to be relevant for people who work within the visitor economy; for example people who operate or run hotels and other types of accommodation (there is also a separate hotels and other guest accommodation guidance, indoor and outdoor visitor attractions guidance, and guidance for people who run or manage spaces for business or leisure events and conferences. There is also a separate guidance document on pubs and restaurants for food settings.

FAQs: what you can and can't do after 4 July

The government has set out its plan to return life to as near normal as we can, for as many people as we can, as quickly and fairly as possible in order to safeguard livelihoods, but in a way that continues to protect our communities and our NHS.

MP's Column

The focus is on a healthy green balanced recovery and what better example of this than the news that West Cornwall fishing has secured £220,000 to help projects that increase the sale and consumption of locally caught fish.

Working safely during coronavirus

These guides cover a range of different types of work. Many businesses operate more than one type of workplace, such as an office, factory and fleet of vehicles. You may need to use more than one of these guides as you think through what you need to do to keep people safe. Further guidance will be published as more businesses are able to reopen.

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