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COVID-19 Resources for Business

Learn how to manage the impact of the coronavirus pandemic using our free resources. Download them, follow guidance and take action with greater confidence.

Park City is working tirelessly to provide you with access to free resources related to the COVID-19 crisis.  Our intention is to link you to helpful blog articles, documents and editable templates that you can use in your business.

This page will be updated as new information and resources become available. We wish everyone well. Stay safe.

 


Gov.uk UpdateNew Job Support Scheme

There is a new Job Support Scheme. Park City’s HR team have reviewed the announcement made and available information in detail and drafted an “overview of the scheme.

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Gov.uk UpdateGuidance on Cleaning, PPE and Outbreak Management

New guidance on the use of PPE in the workplace, the cleaning procedures needed and the outbreak management plan you have to have in place.

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Gov.uk UpdateGovernment Guidance as Further Lockdown Measures are Put in Place

This week there is an obvious concern in the UK regarding the second wave of Covid-19 infections.

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Gov.uk UpdateThe Job Retention scheme is ending

The Job Retention scheme is ending, and businesses need to take action before 30th November 2020 to submit or change their claims.

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Gov.uk UpdateGuidance on NHS Test and Trace notifications for employers, businesses and workers

New guidance on the actions businesses are required to take as a result of NHS test and trace notification.

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Gov.uk UpdateFines for failure to allow staff to self-isolate come into force

Failure to allow staff to self-isolate can make you liable for fines of up to £10,000.

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KickstartHow to Apply for a grant through the Kickstart Scheme

Here's how to apply for the Kickstart Scheme grant to create new 6-month job placements for young people.

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Gov.uk UpdateLatest Updates for Working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19)

We have summarised the latest updates to the Test and Trace service for Friday 18th September.

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COVID Outbreak Management PolicyCOVID Outbreak Management Policy

Know what actions to take if you have a COVID-19 outbreak in your workplace.

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Gov.uk UpdateSummary of Government Updates

As things become more complex, here is a helpful summary of the latest Government guidance updates for your business and employees.

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Fair Redundancy Process ChecklistFair Redundancy Process Checklist

Follow 5 steps on this Redundancy Process checklist to ensure your redundancy process is fair.

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Guide to Creating a COVID Secure WorkplaceGuide to Creating a COVID Secure Workplace

Use this free guide to make it easier to understand HSE guidance and know what action to take to create a COVID Secure Workplace.

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How to manage the holiday season and reduce the risk of losing staff to self-quarantineHow to manage the holiday season and reduce the risk of losing staff to self-quarantine

The potential risk of losing staff to self-quarantine as a result of track and trace in the UK is now further increased by returning staff from holidays. Spain may not be the last destination to require additional self-quarantine rules on return.

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Gov.uk UpdateFriday Summary - Recent Government Updates

Friday update - a summary of updated Government guidance that is critical to your business.

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Gov.uk UpdateSummary of Government Updates

Business-relevant government guidance updates reviewed by our team for you as of Thursday 23rd July.

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Cleaning regimes required for a COVID-19 secure workplaceCleaning regimes required for a COVID-19 secure workplace

This is not about simply stepping up your normal cleaning regime in terms of frequency or taking longer to clean than normal.

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Guidance on Face Coverings in Retail and Shops JULY 24THGuidance on Face Coverings in Retail and Shops JULY 24TH

A summary and link to the official guidance for Shops and Retail with respect to Face Coverings.

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Gov.uk UpdateSummary of Recent Government Updates

There were 57 Government updates issued on Friday 10th July. Read a summary of the most relevant to Business owners and Managers.

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Kick Start the Economy’ Government AnnouncementKick Start the Economy Government Announcement

The government made a further announcement concerning its support to businesses, employees and the alike to help reboot the economy.

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Updated guidance for outdoor pools indoor gyms, pools and leisure centresUpdated guidance for outdoor pools indoor gyms, pools and leisure centres

Venues must ensure they can enable customers, staff and volunteers to maintain social distancing before, during and after participation.

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Gov.uk UpdateGuidance for the Re-opening of businesses and venues from 11 and 13 July

Good news for many businesses including outdoor pools, spas, nail bars, tattoo parlours. Read the relevant sector Guidance.

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Gov.uk UpdateUpdated Guidance for Working Safely

There are now 14 guides covering a range of different types of workplaces or environments to ensure you are working safely.

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Staying COVID-19 Secure in 2020Staying COVID-19 Secure in 2020

Complete the Five steps to working safely and display the poster to demonstrate you have followed the guidance.

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Changes To Social Distancing At Work from 4th July 2020Changes To Social Distancing At Work from 4th July 2020

The government have published a summary of the social distancing at work changes which set out what employers and employees should and should not do.

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Gov.uk UpdateUpdated Advice: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Step By Step Guide for Employers

The Government has updated advice on the steps to follow in order to claim through the Coronavirus Job Retention scheme.

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7 Traps to Avoid When Making Redundancies During Furlough7 Traps to Avoid When Making Redundancies During Furlough

Ensure you are receiving maximum benefit from government support through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and limiting your liabilities as an employer by following the right redundancy process.

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Redundancy During FurloughRedundancy During Furlough

Ensure you are receiving maximum benefit from government support through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and limiting your liabilities as an employer, which means following the right redundancy process.

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Easing of Lockdown for Business but does it apply to you?Easing of Lockdown for Business but does it apply to you?

The Government’s three-step plan to ease lockdown and get Britain back to work is well underway. This will be welcome news to many employers who need to get their businesses up and running. However, the initial euphoria will be replaced with the realisation that it is not entirely good news for two reasons.

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Gov.uk UpdateChanges to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme - 10th June 2020

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is changing and further detailed updates are expected this week on Friday 12th June 2020.

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Return to Work Safely FAQsReturn to Work Safely FAQs

Frequently asked questions highlighted in our Return to Work Safely webinar. Listen to the questions posed by business owners and the guidance we gave.

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Planning Your Return to WorkPlanning Your Return to Work

A summary of helpful information form our Return to Work Safely webinar. The webinar covers a umber of important points including the importance of a well documented plan.

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Top Tips to Prepare your ManagersTop Tips to Prepare your Managers

Taken from our Return to Work Safely webinar, discover the common questions that your managers will be faced with from employees. Prepare them on how to answer.

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HSE UpdateLegionella Risks During the Coronavirus Pandemic

If you are returning to work and your building was closed or had reduced occupancy, there are Legionella risks that you need to be reminded of.

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Gov.uk UpdateCoronavirus-related Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme​

Employers will be able to recover any coronavirus-related statutory sick pay (SSP) starting next week.  Find out how.

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Return to Work Safely ToolkitA List of Helpful Returning to Work Safely Resources

After the latest changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, we have summarised a helpful list of Return to Work Safely resources and guidance.

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Gov.uk UpdateChanges to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: Extended to end of October 2020​

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, confirmed the Job Retention Scheme, also known as the Furlough Scheme would be extended for a further 4 months’ until the end of October 2020.

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VAT on Personal Protected Equipment (PPE) is now ZEROVAT on Personal Protected Equipment (PPE) is now ZERO

The Government has announced a new temporary VAT zero rate that will apply to supplies of PPE.

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Managers Top Ten Health & Safety TipsManagers Top Ten Health & Safety Tips

Ten tips to get people back to work safely, as quickly as possible, from furlough and home working, following government guidance and is done as safely as possible.

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Return to Work Safely ToolkitReturn to Work Safely Toolkit

Comprehensive guidance to help you return to work safely, including valuable resources for HR and Health & Safety Managers and business owners.

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Managing Employees' Emotions when we go back to WorkManaging Employees' Emotions when we go back to Work

Prepare Your Mangers for likely questions and managing the emotional ups and downs of the team upon returning to work during COVID-19.

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Webinar: Return to Work SafelyWebinar: Return to Work Safely

We are also Hosting and Presenting a 1 hour Webinar on Returning to Work Safely with Suffolk Chamber of Commerce on Thursday 14th May 2020 at 11am with Live Q&A for you to ask questions.

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Communications MatrixCommunications Matrix

A helpful guide for creating a communications schedule for keeping in touch with your team, both home workers and Furloughed staff - every day of the week.

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Top Tips for Mental WellnessTop Tips for Mental Wellness

Our normal days have been turned upside down, potentially impacting our mental wellbeing. Use these tips to help you connect with people, stay active and learn new skills.

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Manager's Guide to Keeping in Touch With Furloughed WorkersManager's Guide to Keeping in Touch With Furloughed Workers

A guide for Managers, packed with useful tips on how to keep in touch with your Furloughed workers and keeping your teams engaged with you, your business and each other.

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Manager's Guide to Furlough Leave and WellbeingManager's Guide to Furlough Leave and Wellbeing

A guide for managers, filled with information to help you support the health and wellbeing of staff on Furlough Leave.

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Staff Survey - Winning on FurloughStaff Survey - Winning on Furlough

Use the new survey ‘Winning on Furlough’ to keep in touch and monitor how Furloughed team members are doing.

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Webinar: Working from Home and WinningWebinar: Working from Home and Winning

34 minutes. Invaluable insight, practical tips and solutions that will help your business avoid the pitfalls of remote working.

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Guidance on Social Distancing in the Construction IndustryGuidance on Social Distancing in the Construction Industry

New guidance on social distancing for the construction industry to assist operational construction sites in keeping workers safe during the coronavirus crisis.

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Is your PPE Legal and does it do what it claims?Is your PPE Legal and does it do what it claims?

The BSIF has produced a guide which offers advice on how to check if the supporting documentation for your PPE is genuine and what to do if you are concerned.

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Extension of First Aid qualifications during COVID-19Extension of First Aid qualifications during COVID-19

The HSE has issued new guidance on what to do regarding First Aid arrangements and training during the COVID-19 crisis in the UK.

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Employer Home Working Guide8 Helpful Tips To Promote Home Worker Wellbeing

What employers need to be doing to maintain employee wellbeing while their people are working from home.

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Free Staff Survey: Working From Home and WinningFree Staff Survey: Working From Home and Winning

Gain insights to help you navigate this period of rapid change, enabling you to proactively support your employees' wellbeing and as a result, keep them more focused and performing.

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Maintain Safe Working Conditions during the COVID-19 PandemicMaintain Safe Working Conditions during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Six important things to do to ensure you are maintaining safe working conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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What to do with your Employees right now? Follow HR best practiceWhat to do with your Employees right now? Follow HR best practice

The Furlough Scheme explained and other considerations. Ensure you follow employment law.

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Home Working Self-Assessment FormHome Working Self-Assessment Form

Keep employees safe at home during the COVID-19 crisis. Give this form to your employees to complete.

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Employer Home Working GuideEmployer Home Working Guide

A guide to managing all considerations for home working during the COVID-19 crisis.

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COVID-19 HR and H&S Management Checklist

A helpful checklist of things to consider and prepare, written for HR and Health & Safety managers during the COVID-19 crisis.

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COVID-19 Staff Announcement

Know what to say to your staff about COVID-19. Confidence in leadership inspires confidence and business continuity. Download this Staff Announcement and use it to lead with confidence.

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Building Entrance PosterBuilding Entrance COVID-19 Sign​

Protect yourself, your staff, others and the NHS. Please place this sign on your building entrance.  Download and print.

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