Coronavirus Regulations Affecting Businesses – How to Report Concerns or Seek Advice
Since the introduction of widely-publicised trading restrictions and social distancing requirements for businesses at this time by the Government there is an increased awareness within local communities that a small minority of businesses are not complying.
The Council’s Community and Business Protection Service, in line with councils across the United Kingdom, will be responding to complaints of non-compliance.
The Council will use its powers appropriately and proportionately to ensure full compliance with the Regulations and council officers will also continue to offer advice and guidance where required.
We hope to work constructively with those businesses that are permitted to open through engagement and education. Enforcement powers will only be used as a last resort.
During these difficult times it is important that everybody works together and recognises their responsibilities during the course of this emergency.
A dedicated phone number and e-mail address has been established for residents and businesses to report any concerns that they may have:
Calls and emails will be monitored during office hours (Monday to Friday 08:30 to 17:00)