Welcome to the Portal
Throughout the COVID-19 crisis we have been providing updates and information from Goverment and other sources.
Our portal is regularly updated with key information and resources for businesses to use whilst still closed or whilst operational.
During this crisis, our staff are working tirelessly to support our members, and other businesses.
Member updates via our secure intelligence platform
Working with key partners including the Met Police and British Transport Police, to monitor relevant crime affecting businesses during this time
Updates via social media channels
Advice and guidance for member businesses
We are currently in a NATIONAL LOCKDOWN - find out what you can, and can't do at www.gov.uk/guidance/national-lockdown-stay-at-home
Our COVID-19 Response Pack
As part of our commitment to supporting our members, Safer Business Network is proud to announce the launch of its COVID-19 Business Response Pack – a set of free resources to assist you in operating in a safe and secure way in the current crisis.
The Mayor of London has released the information on what this means for London here.
The Government has updated its guidance for Restaurants, pubs, bars and takeaway services.
We would recommend reading the UK Hospitality FAQs on the draft regulations at www.ukhospitality.org.uk/page/FAQs.
Business Check Lists & Best Practice
We have put together a range of check lists which includes best practice guidance and key safety protocols which you may wish to implement in your business. They can also be part of your COVID-19 safety measures.
We have also put together a range of posters for you to download and print in your business.
BBC News https://www.bbc.co.uk/coronavirus
The COVID Telegraph by CSSC - https://thecovidtelegraph.com/
UK Government Coronavirus outbreak FAQs: what you can and can't do
Mayor of London www.london.gov.uk/coronavirus
UK Government gov.uk/coronavirus
Public Health England (Mental Health)
Drinkaware COVID-19 Support Page https://www.drinkaware.co.uk/alcohol-facts/drinking-habits-and-behaviours/alcohol-and-coronavirus/
Mind - the Mental Health Charity
Future Learn - Mental Health Support
UK Government - COVID-19 Dashboard
Business Support & Financial
Find coronavirus financial support for your business from the UK Government
UK Government - Business Support businesssupport.gov.uk
British Business Bank www.british-business-bank.co.uk
Advice and guidance for small businesses and the self-employed from Federation of Small Business
Security & Safety
Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI) https://www.cpni.gov.uk/staying-secure-during-covid-19-0
Security Awareness Special Interest Group (SASIG) https://www.thesasig.com/covid-19-statement/
British Beer & Pub Association https://beerandpub.com/policies/covid-19/
Institute of Licensing www.instituteoflicensing.org/covid-19/
Licensed Trade Charity
UK Hospitality www.ukhospitality.org.uk/coronavirus
Association of Convenience Stores
British Retail Consortium https://brc.org.uk/coronavirus/
Below you will find a range of documents and fact sheets you may find useful during this time.
You can download or view them.
TfL - Briefing for Business
Coronavirus - A Book For Children
London Fire Brigade – COVID-19 Advice
Met Police Business Crime Hub – Physical Protective Measures Fact Sheet
National Cyber Security Centre - COVID-19 exploited by malicious cyber actors
Safer Business Network – Police Emergency Poster