COVID-19 Advice

This page is dedicated to the changes in COVID-19 throughout the United Kingdom. The NFRN are here to help and will provide regular updates and information for members on this page, including measures and government packages to support businesses.

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Keeping Safe During The COVID-19 Pandemic

The National Business Crime Centre has recognised the impact that the coronavirus has had on the retail industry – offering advice to business owners in an attempt to prevent violence and tackle organised crime.

Update For Payzone Retailers

Payzone has provided the NFRN with details of its contingency plans to ensure that there is a minimum disruption to its services, during the recent Coronavirus outbreak.

Euro Millions Temporary Change Due To COVID-19

In light of the various measures to combat coronavirus that have been introduced in some of the nine countries in which EuroMillions operates and the potential impact that these could have on the operation of the game, we will be temporarily changing how advance play works on EuroMillions and EuroMillions HotPicks.

Local Authorities During COVID-19

The NFRN understands that local authorities have been instructed to write to businesses telling them how they will be managing the business rate and grant processes.

Coronavirus Business Rates Relief Across The UK

The NFRN has been tracking the various announcements regarding business rates relief and related grants that have been made by the UK and devolved governments and has collated these by country and business rateable value into a table.

Update From Marketforce

The NFRN has received the following letter from Christina Sequeira, Retail, International & Marketing Services Director at magazine distributor Marketforce.