Coronavirus - Summary of Advice for FPC members


We have produced a quick summary for FPC members covering key aspects of advice and guidance covering:

  1. WORKPLACE GUIDANCE - including re-opening a business; social distancing and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  2. EMPLOYEE SAFETY AND WELFARE - Track and trace, testing of workers, quarantine requirements, Job Retention Scheme, sick pay, childcare, GLAA licensed labour providers, seasonal workers.
  3. IMPORT AND EXPORT REQUIREMENTS - Plant health and customs requirements, organic certificates of inspection, marketing standards, HMRC EUR1 documents, temporary storage, inward processing relief.
  4. HMRC TAX AND BUSINESS SUPPORT - VAT payments, Time to Pay, business rates revaluation, expenses and benefits to employees, annual leave, claiming wage costs, home working, competition law, insolvency law, filing accounts at Companies House.
  5. TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS - Drivers’ hours rules, access to workplace facilities, transportation capacity.
  6. FOOD SAFETY - Good hygiene practices, certification bodies and audits.
  7. GOVERNMENT FUNDING AND SUPPORT - Business Support Finder Tool; Trade Credit Insurance; Bounce Back Loans; protect against scams.

Latest summary of advice and guidance (updated: 18 06 20)

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