For a full range of COVID-19 related information and advice see the  “COVID-19  Restrictions – What you can and Cannot Do” which includes information on the following:


The Government ramp up preparations for the end of the transition period by publishing an updated Border Operating Model, which provides further detail on how the GB-EU border will work and the actions that traders, hauliers and passengers need to take.

The updated guidance follows extensive engagement with the border industry and the £705m package of investment for border infrastructure, jobs and technology, announced earlier this year.

The updated Border Operating Model can be found here.

As a result of COVID-19 commercial waste volumes have fallen considerably whilst household volumes have risen, resulting in many London boroughs having to change their services. As lockdown eases there will be additional implications for the waste industry, many of which are currently unknown.

To view and download the latest version (v4.0) of the Considerations for London borough commercial waste services document please follow the link below:

Updates for this version (v4.0) include:

  • Government guidelines – updated
  • Operative absence levels – updated
  • Commercial waste composition
  • Appendix 2 – updated


This guidance is for people working in or run factories, plants and warehouses to help them in working safely during the COVID-19 outbreak.

This guidance is for people who work in or run offices, contact centres and similar indoor environments to assist them in working safely during the COVID-19 outbreak.

This guidance is intended for people working in or run indoor labs and research facilities and similar environments to help them to work safely during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Due to the exceptional circumstances stemming from the Covid-19 outbreak and the unprecedented pressures on local and national supply chains, the Department authorised a general temporary relaxation of the enforcement of both the EU and GB domestic drivers’ hours rules, for drivers undertaking carriage of goods by road in England; Scotland and Wales, from 23 March to 31 May 2020.

Following a recent review of the current evidence, the Department has decided not to extend the relaxation of the EU drivers’ hours rules; which will end at 23:59 on Sunday 31 May 2020.

The relaxation of the GB domestic drivers’ hours rules will continue until 23:59 on Sunday 14 June 2020. This continued relaxation will remain under review.

The online notification has now been updated. Please see below for further details: