Coronavirus information for B&B and Guest House Owners
We will keep this page updated as a useful 'one-stop' resource for B&B and guesthouse owners, with links to the most relevant, comprehensive and useful information resources about coronavirus. If you find another site you think we should link to below, do email us.
Links to useful advice and information:
The official NHS Coronavirus advice page
The National Health Service's latest advice on Coronavirus.
The NHS Scotland Coronavirus advice page
The Scottish NHS's latest advice on Coronavirus.
The NHS Wales Coronavirus advice page
The Welsh NHS's latest advice on Coronavirus.
How to wash your hands properly - NHS advice and video
The National Health Service's guidance on thorough hand washing (including video).
VisitBritain's Coronavirus advice page
The official tourist authority VisitBritain has this page of information for hospitality businesses about the Coronavirus, with advice and latest information.
VisitScotland's Coronavirus advice page
The official tourist authority for Scotland has this page of information for hospitality businesses in Scotland.
UK Hospitality's Coronavirus advice page
UK Hospitality, the trade association for the hotel, restaurant and bar sectors, has a useful and informative page of information for hospitality businesses on Coronavirus matters.
Official Gov.UK COVID-19 Advice
This page has official Government advice on what do do if you have symptoms, the risk level, diagnosis and analysis, and further links.
Official Gov.UK COVID-19 Case Tracker
Public Health England has launched this COVID-19 data dashboard to track cases. The dashboard shows reported cases of coronavirus in the UK, including new cases confirmed each day, cases by upper tier local authority in England and number of deaths.
Official Gov.UK advice for those with confirmed or possible COVID-19 infection
From Friday 13 March 2020, if you have symptoms that are indicative of having coronavirus you should stay at home and self-isolate for a period of seven days. Public Health England have published guidance - click the above link.
Support for businesses:
Go to our member pages* for links to the official guidance, and additional notes and analysis on the Government help available to: (a) support employees, (b) provide grants for small businesses with a Business Rateable Value up to £51,000, and (c) for the self-employed.
* Members: log into our member section by clicking "Member Login" in the menu on the left, and entering your member password.
As our members know, we have since the Budget been pressing the Government for more support for micro-enterprises outside the Business Rates system (as many smaller B&Bs are, paying only Council Tax).
Our subscribing members are receiving regular and detailed information on all this. If you are not a member, you can join here and if you are a previous member, you can rejoin for a reduced rate here.
For information about joining the B&B Association, click the 'Join now' button below: