Coronavirus – September Update

Face Coverings Customers in private hire vehicles and taxis must wear face coverings (from 23 September). Customers in hospitality venues […]

Maintaining Records for Test and Trace

As an employer or an organisation that is providing community services you should collect details and maintain records of staff, […]

Guidance on Shielding

If you’re clinically extremely vulnerable you were advised to take extra precautions during the peak of the pandemic in England. […]

Update: guidance on gatherings

From Monday 14 September, you must not meet with people from other households socially in groups of more than 6. […]

What to do if your business has a covid-19 outbreak

Public Health England has produced advice for businesses on how to recognise and report an incident of Covid-19 in the […]

Information about going back to schools, nurseries and colleges

Information for parents and carers of children at: registered childcare providers (including nurseries and childminders) primary and secondary schools (including […]

stronger enforcement measures as easements resume

The Government has announced a series of tough new enforcement measures targeting the most serious breaches of social distancing restrictions. […]

Local Restrictions

A list of areas with additional local restrictions. Includes information for local authorities, residents and workers about what to do […]

Guidance for mixed age households

Guidance for households with grandparents, parents and children living together where someone is at increased risk or has possible or […]

Access to Work: factsheet for customers

Changes to Access to Work during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Access to Work is a publicly funded employment support programme […]

Business Events and conference resume in october

Business events and conferences given go ahead to resume from 1 October The Prime Minister on Friday announced that business […]

guidance: services for people who use drugs or alcohol

This guidance outlines COVID-19 advice for commissioners and service providers involved in assisting people who are dependent on drugs or […]

Offices and contact centres

Guidance for people who work in or run offices, contact centres and similar indoor environments. What do we mean by […]

guidance for the safe use of places of worship during the pandemic

Details This guidance is designed to enable the safe reopening of places of worship for a broader range of activities. […]

Guidance for the safe use of multi-purpose community facilities

Community centres, village halls, and other multi-use community facilities support a wide range of local activity. However, their communal nature […]

Face Coverings: When to wear one

When to wear one and how to make your own. This page explains what face coverings are, their role in […]

Reopening Stoke-on-Trent Libraries: Click, Call and Collect

We’ve got some great news – Library services will begin to return next week when our Longton and Tunstall sites […]

Changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will close on 31 October 2020. From 1 July, employers can bring furloughed employees back […]

Meeting People From Outside Your Home

If you live in an area that is experiencing a local COVID-19 outbreak and where local lockdown measures have been […]

WHO updated guidance on the use of masks

This document provides advice on the use of masks in communities, during home care, and in health care settings in […]

Coronavirus outbreak FAQs: what you can and can’t do

The government has set out its plan to return life to as near normal as we can, for as many […]

NHS test and trace

An overview of the NHS test and trace service, including what happens if you test positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) or […]

Chancellor extends furlough scheme until October

From the start of August, furloughed workers will be able to return to work part-time with employers being asked to […]

Schools and educational settings

Information for parents and carers about the opening of early years providers, schools and colleges, safety in schools, attendance, transport, […]

Our Frontline | New mental health and wellbeing resources launched

Leading mental health charities are uniting for the first time to provide round the clock mental health support to those […]

coronavirus information in British Sign Language

SignHealth is committed to making sure coronavirus information is available in British Sign Language. Their vision is a world without […]

Warning issued from Staffordshire police

Warning issued as distraction burglary attempts likely to rise during Covid-19 lockdown. Staffordshire Police are warning people to be extra […]

Supporting your local NHS in the fight against COVID-19

UHNM Charity is a registered charity which provides funds to enable University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust to purchase […]

Claim for wages through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Claim for 80% of your employee’s wages plus any employer National Insurance and pension contributions, if you have put them […]

Coronavirus Updates from Stoke-on-Trent City Council

If you would like to get coronavirus updates from the city council then please subscribe via the link. Subscribe for […]

#StokeCares Campaign

Stoke Council’s number one priority is to support the vulnerable people in the city. Their health and social care services […]

Supporting disabled people through the coronavirus outbreak

This government hugely values disabled people and is committed to ensuring that disabled people are supported during this challenging and […]

Association of British Insurers -Motor Insurance

The ABI (Association of British Insurers) is reassuring people that its motor insurance members are offering enhanced help and support […]

Caring for pets during the covid-19 crisis

The government has published advice for pet owners and livestock keepers on maintaining the welfare of their animals during the […]

Government launches Coronavirus Information Service on WhatsApp

The new free to use service aims to provide official, trustworthy and timely information and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19), and […]

Coronavirus information – Stoke-on-Trent City Council

Useful information and links from the The City Council. Health and prevention advice #StokeonTrentTogether support network Rent / financial advice […]

COVID-19 and renting

Guidance for landlords, tenants and local authorities This guidance provides advice to landlords and tenants on the provisions in the […]

WHO Health Alert brings COVID-19 facts to billions via WhatsApp

WHO has launched a dedicated messaging services in Arabic, English, French and Spanish with partners WhatsApp and Facebook to keep […]

Money Saving Expert: Martin’s Coronavirus Help & Support Update

Martin’s coronavirus help & support update 19 new money need-to-knows for employees, the self-employed, those now home with kids, Sky […]

Scam Alert – Coronavirus Text Messages

Scam text messages have been reported which make claims that UKGOV has issued a payment of £458 to all residents […]

COVID-19 updates in Stoke-on-Trent by Stoke on Trent Live

A Facebook group with news on the COVID 19 (Coronavirus) pandemic brought to you by the team behind StokeonTrentLive. They […]

Travel Advice

Guidance for British people travelling overseas during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The Foreign & Commonwealth Office currently advises British nationals […]