New national Covid measures for Wales following Firebreak – 9 November

The new national measures include: The need to maintain two metre social distancing and wear face masks in enclosed public places, including on public transport and taxis, will continueThe requirement to work from home whenever possible will remainPeople should only meet with their ‘bubble’ in their own home and only two households will be able to form a ‘bubble’. If one person from either household develops symptoms, everyone should immediately self-isolateUp to 15 people can take part in an organised indoors activity and up to 30 in an organised activity outdoors, providing all social distancing, hand hygiene and other covid safety measures are followedAll premises, such as restaurants, cafes, pubs […]

Local Lockdown Business Fund – Applications Open

The local lockdown business fund is now open for applications. This is a fund to provide financial assistance to businesses that are facing operational and financial challenges caused by the national lockdown announced for Wales as a result of COVID-19. The purpose of the fund is to support businesses with cash flow support to help them survive the economic consequences of the restrictions put in place. The grant will be open to applications from the 28 October 2020 and will close at 5pm on 20 November 2020 OR when the fund is fully committed. Links to the relevant section within the Local Authority websites is below for your information: Anglesey […]

Welsh tourism chiefs unveil 12 point plan once Wales exits its firebreak

A 12 point “Request List” has been submitted to Welsh Government by the Wales Tourism Alliance, a membership organisation who provides a united, collective voice on behalf of all member organisations in Wales, which is needed between the industry and the government departments. It is to be hoped that points raised will generate discussion with policy makers – and will also influence future planning activities.

Updated FAQs

The firebreak FAQs have been updated with additional questions included. The business closures list has also been published and linked in relevant parts of the FAQ. Firebreak-FAQs-for-business-October-2020-V3.1Download