Find out changes to our services and advice in response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus: Retail and Hospitality Sector

Retail Sector

Mainland Scotland is currently in lockdown with the most recent Scottish Government guidance, from 5th January 2021, advising to stay at home, except for essential purposes. The timetable for easing restrictions sets out how we will gradually move out of lockdown. Please find additional guidance in relation to Covid-19 and the retail sector:

  • Government Guidance has been made available for the retail sector including procedures for staff and customer safety and an operations checklist.
  • The Health and Safety Executive provides guidance relating to risk assessments, working safely and restarting work.
  • Refer to the Coronavirus: Support for businesses area of our website which offers additional information.

Hospitality Sector

The following will direct you to relevant guidance in relation to the tourism and hospitality sector and Covid-19:

This web page will be updated when and if more information becomes available.