Key Information and Support

Here you’ll find the Key information and support available throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. Please get in touch with any specific questions or if you cannot find what you’re looking for.

The Scottish Government has published its draft Strategic Framework for suppressing COVID-19, including details of how it is hoped we will progress past level 0 and into a much more normal way of living.

The full document can be downloaded here, and viewed below. You can also download a copy of the physical distancing review here.

Protection Levels

Scottish Government has laid out five different protection levels. For information on which areas are in which levels use this link.

  • Levels 0 / 1 – most businesses allowed to open and operate with limited restrictions; work from home to remain default; some level of indoor and in-home socialising possible
  • Levels 2 / 3 – many businesses allowed to open and operate with stricter restrictions; some close contact services not permitted; no in-home socialising and tighter restrictions on indoor activities
  • Level 4 – essential businesses and services only; some outdoor workplaces, manufacturing and construction permitted; no in-home or indoor socialising permitted

The following document summarises the key support packages announced by both UK and Scottish Governments to date, and we have provided further information on other support in following sections.

Download a PDF version of the Coronavirus Business Survival Guide here.

This document offers HR advice to businesses:

Download a PDF version of the Coronavirus HR Guide here.

General useful information across various sectors:

Page updated: 22/06/2021

Contact us direct if you have any questions or concerns and we will do our very best to help.

 

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