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.
Amid the Coronavirus outbreak, the contactless payment limit has now been increased to £45 from £30 in a bid to help struggling retailers.
A new series of posters for members to display in-store have been created by the NFRN to advise customers about increased safety measures and possible changes to the shop’s environment during the coronavirus pandemic.
Government in Dublin Have Advised That Staff Working In Essential Retail Should Carry A Letter From Their Employer
With food and beverage stores, post office and forecourts in Ireland being categorised as “essential retail”, the government in Dublin has said that staff for these businesses should carry a letter from their employer and a form of ID when travelling to work.
MOTs will be delayed for six months amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Department of Transport has announced.
The Irish Government has decided that everybody should stay at home until April 12th 2020, except for certain situations.
With the dreaded Covid 19 virus changing everyday life as we know it, members have been asking us how the recent government announcement affects the employment of new deliveries, if special conditions apply to the employment of children and what all deliverers should do if they are challenged by an official and told to stop working.
Marketforce have released an update on the Coronavirus outbreak.
Newspread have released a statement that sporting press will no longer be published during the Coronavirus outbreak.
As part of the Shop Local Shop Little campaign we have created a downloadable letter for members to share with customers to promote their delivery service.
The NFRN have drafted up a letter to help members request payment holidays from landlords.
As we enter our second week of lock down, and with no end in sight, looking after our mental health and wellbeing starts to become an important issue.
The NFRN have helped businesses by drafting a letter, agreement, instructions and a FAQ on Furlough leave and the Coronavirus Job Support Scheme.