Free notices which you can print and display on your premises to help customers to maintain social distancing. Guides and risk assessments to help you set up your business to operate whilst maintaining social distancing.

The notices and guides are available as PDFs and Word Documents below. We hope that the notices will help you to keep your customers informed whilst maintaining a clean and professional look to your shop or takeaway front.

Printable social distancing notices for shopkeepers and takeaways

Checklist for business reopening

We have created a checklist for business to help you follow official Government advice. It is important that you make your premises Covid-19 secure to protect yourself, your staff and anyone entering your premises (e.g. customers, contractors, delivery staff etc).

The checklist is available in multiple languages below.

Risk assessment

As an employer, you must protect people from harm. This includes taking reasonable steps to protect your workers and others from Coronavirus. This is called Risk Assessment. This document will help you to ensure a safe working environment for staff and members of the public.

The checklist is available in multiple languages below.

The Health and Safety Executive, the independent regulator of health and safety, have produced lots of useful coronavirus guidance for businesses, including a risk assessment template which may be useful to larger businesses.

Guides on how to maintain social distancing for shops and takeaways

Other useful links

The Health and Safety Executive, the independent regulator of health and safety, have produced lots of useful coronavirus guidance for businesses.