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    Business Companion launches COVID-19 retail safety guide

    Business Companion launches COVID-19 retail safety guide
    Business Companion's coronavirus guide is free to download from their website

    Online resource company Business Companion has launched a retail guide that sets out how businesses can continue operating safely during the coronavirus pandemic.

    Written in plain English, the simple step-by-step guide has been designed for all sectors of the retail industry to clearly understand, from managers and workers of department stores to greengrocers.

    It includes industry-specific guidance on PPE, cleaning and hygiene, fitting rooms, queue management, and deliveries and returns.

    Answers to frequently asked questions and a how to on completing a COVID-19 risk assessment is also provided.

    Business Companion said they will update regularly in line with any changes to latest government guidelines as the situation develops.

    “The UK retail sector has been affected dramatically by the COVID-19 emergency, with perspex screens, facemasks and socially distanced queueing now commonplace in shops up and down the country,” said a Business Companion spokesperson.

    “For those working in the sector, the crisis has brought with its unique challenges.”

    The guidance is available to read on the business companion website, to read in a digital edition booklet or to download in a fully designed or printable format.

    A dedicated landing page has been set up for the guidance at