North East COVID-19 Toolkit
The North East region has moved to Step 4 in government’s ‘roadmap out of lockdown’.
- All remaining closed businesses and venues can reopen
- Hospitality venues such as pubs, restaurants and bars are no longer required to provide table service or follow other social distancing rules
- The Government expects and recommends that people wear face coverings in crowded areas such as public transport
- Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and Self Employment Income Support Scheme remains in place until September 2021.
This toolkit provides more information about the business support and finance and funding available for businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.