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Below are the latest Government updates, as at 24th June, for the following business types:

The Government Covid 19 Guidance for Shops has been updated as of 24th June at this link.

Hairdressers, Barbers, Beauticians and other Close-Contact Services
New guidance for hairdressers, barbers, beauticians and other close contact services at this link.

The latest information for the updated Covid 19 Guidance for Offices is at this link.

Hotels & Guest Accommodation
New guidance for hotels and guest accommodation is at this link.

Restaurants, Pubs, Bars & Takeaway Premises
The latest information for the current Covid 19 Guidance for Restaurants, Pubs, Bars and Takeaway premises is at this link.

HSE has issued advice on Air Conditioning and General Ventilation
Information can be found at this link.

HBBC Support

And if you are unsure of anything in the above guidance, please don’t hesitate to contact HBBC’s highly experienced Commercial Environmental Health Officer, Sarah Marriner at


Town Centre Promotion
In addition to all the Advertising and Poster displays encouraging people to come back to Hinckley Town centre – in partnership with HBBC we are currently recording an advertising campaign with Fosse Radio which will be live shortly.


BID Member and Local HR Specialist - HR:4UK Free Online Seminars
Sharing her knowledge and expertise with businesses throughout this crisis, Angela Clay, HR & Employment Law Solicitor, runs weekly HR webinars and is also a regular guest on BBC Radio Leicester, where she advises on important HR & Employment regulatory updates and government schemes.

HR:4UK Free HR Webinars are held every Friday at 3pm and the advice focuses on important HR and government updates and how to access crucial government funding through the Furlough Scheme.

Anyone who registers for these webinars will automatically receive a link to the webinar video and any free attachments shared.

To sign up for the next webinar please visit or contact T: 01455 444 222 or E:

You can also sign up for the Free HR Webinars through HR:4UK’s social media channels:

To watch their previous webinars which cover a range of issues currently affecting businesses, please visit the HR:4UK YouTube channel here.

Completing Your COVID-19 Risk Assessment

To help business owners complete the all-important COVID-19 Risk Assessment to provide a safe working environment for staff, they are giving away a free Return to Work COVID-19 Risk Assessment with an accompanying video and guide. Going through each section step-by-step, Angela Clay, HR & Employment Law Solicitor, will advise you how to fill in the free COVID-19 Risk Assessment for staff returning to work. A free copy can be downloaded here and you can watch the video here.

As well as HR & Employment services, HR:4UK also provide a range of Health & Safety services.

Telephone 01455 444 222 or email


Anti-Bacterial Hand Gel
We (BID) have received yet another supply of one litre bottles with pelican pumps which are available from us at cost, for just 12.50 +VAT. This is 70% alcohol, so is particularly effective. To obtain yours, please e-mail

And finally...

The small Team at Hinckley BID wish all the businesses allowed to open from July 4th every success. If there is anything that we can help with, please email or call him on 07709 394841.

Please stay safe and well and if you have any questions please don’t hesitate to ask.

The Hinckley BID Team

Steve Wegerif (BID Director)
07709 394841

Toni Scott
07821 123026

Martina Smullen
07496 839304