The Prime Minister addressed the nation yesterday (10 May 2020) announcing measures regarding lockdown regulations across the country.

Businesses looking for an update on what measures the government would make to take the UK forward during the coronavirus pandemic, were updated on the following:

We can all help control the virus if we all stay alert. This means:

  • Anyone who can’t work from home, for instance those in construction or manufacturing, should be actively encouraged to go to work
  • You should avoid public transport if at all possible
  • Work from home if you can, but you should go to work if you can’t work from home
  • Ensure you are safe at work we have been working to establish new guidance for employers to make workplaces COVID-secure

Further detail on the UK government’s new lockdown rules will be published over the next 36 hours.

For more information on the government statement, please visit the GOV.UK website, or the following business support page:

To support business to prepare and recover from the affects of the coronavirus crisis, Worcestershire Business Central are hosting a suite of business support webinars. View the full list of webinars on our website here.

Additionally, visit our coronavirus business support page to find all the funding and information to support your business during COVID-19. Click here.

For further information please contact Worcestershire Business Central team on 01905 677 888 or email


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