Government and industry advice

Return to 'business as usual'

Welsh Government: Workplace Guidance for Wales.

Welsh Government: Manufacturing Workplace Guidance.

Welsh government's roadmap for easing lockdown -- 'Unlocking out society and economy: continuing the conversation'.

Scottish Government's approach for returning to business as usual


Ports, airports and borders

Freight quarantine regulations -- exemption letter template available here.

Funding for ferry services

Freightlink website for information on ferry services (OPERATOR UPDATES).

Civil Aviation Authority validy periods extensions


Operator Licensing

Advice issued to assist the transport industry during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Apply for a vehicle operator licence.

Manage your vehicle operator licence.

Email general correspondence (to apply for temporary exemptions to hold and operator's licence or to apply for periods of grace).

Email PSV continuations (to register, vary or cancel a bus registration in England and Wales).

Email PSV continuations (to register, vary or cancel a bus registration in Scotland).

Sign up for Office of the Traffic Commissioner email updates.


Testing and inspections advice

LOLER/PSSR guidance (HSE).

Postponement of PSSR safety inspections

Individual Vehicle Approval (IVA) update

ADR testing in NI.

Annual inspection waiver for ADR.

Certificate of Temporary Exemption from HGV testing.

Check the MOT history of a vehicle.

COVID-19 and vehicle approval tests and applying for emergency tests.


Logistics workers advice

Welsh Government: Workplace guidance for employers and employees.

Driver Certificate of Professional Competence validity extended.

'Working Safety During Coronavirus' government guidance notes.

Photocard driving licences extended for seven months.

Conducting a risk assessment (for employers).

Getting workers tested for covid-19 -- User guide for employers

Testing for essential staff in NI

Live motorway service area (MSA) status page (updated by National Traffic Operations Centre)

DfT letter for workers to prove they are on essential business while working.

Drivers' access to facilities advice.

DfT advice on critical workers in transport.


Logistics advice

Extension of licences and certificates (European Commission)

CILT service to link logistics organisations together.

Petroleum Driver Passport scheme amendments due to COVID-19.

European Commission guidelines for the safe movement of goods.

Written statement by Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government on delivery restrictions.

Scottish government statement on delivery restrictions.

Welsh Government statement on delivery restrictions.

Joint Transport for London/FTA guidance and code of practice on retiming deliveries.


Financial advice

Trade Credit Insurance schemes for business-to-business transactions.

'Bounce-Back' loans scheme (small business loan scheme)

Information on delaying annual company accounts.

Guidance on claiming for wage costs through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) -- extension of CJRS (until October 2020) announcement.

Financial support for self-employed workers.

Business financial support guidance.

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) tax helpline for businesses affected by coronavirus.


General advice

Coronavirus Bill information.

Public Health England.

Public Health Wales.

Health Protection Scotland.

Advice on the cleaning of non-healthcare settings.

Guidance for employers and businesses on coronavirus.

Advice from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government clarifying which businesses may stay open.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): UK government response.

Travel advice.

Latest information and advice from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

Guidance: Number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases and risk in the UK from Department of Health and Public Health England.

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