Covid19Monday, March 16, 2020 3:15 PM
Coronavirus Updates and Guidance
Please find below a range of support and guidance from SKILLcard, BESA and other key industry bodies.
COVID-19 Practical Measures for Building Services Operation Download here
BESA Guidance on the use of Face Cloth Coverings
Government Guidance - Working safely during COVID-19 in construction and other outdoor work
HSE Working safely during the coronavirus outbreak – a short guide
Coronavirus Job Rentention Scheme Extended until 31 October 2020
Returning to work during Covid-19 ACAS Guidance
HSE COVID-19: Advice to distribution centres and other sites on maintaining social distancing for drivers Read more
DRAFT: COVID-19 and Engineering Services: guidance (GN 1) 23 April Read more
DRAFT: COVID-19 and Engineering Services: guidance (GN 2) 23 April Read more
CJRS & HMRC Portal Guidance 20 April
New job retention scheme updated 15 April
New bank holidays/annual leave during COVID-19
Updated 14 April - Site Operating Procedures - Protecting your workforce
BESA COVID-19 Risk Assessment Template
New COVID-19 Business Hub from Government
Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme focusing on furlough 9 April
Social distancing in the workplace during coronavirus - BEIS guidance
CLC Guidance Note: Coronavirus Employment Schemes
BEIS Business Support
Sites should accept expired SKILLcards during COVID-19 crisis
Coronavirus and working on site
Key Workers - Letter Template
We would like to reassure all SKILLcard employers and holders that we have comprehensive systems in place to provide service continuity in light of the coronavirus pandemic.
All our systems and services can be accessed securely and remotely by our teams, meaning that if required we can provide a continuity of service even if we are required to work from home.
The situation is continuously changing. We will update you with any further changes when they arise.
Many thanks for your support, flexibility and understanding.