COVID-19 Advice for Members

HAE EHA produces regular Covid-19 updates, helping members stay up-to-date with coronavirus during these challenging times. The updates contain information on COVID-19, its impact on the plant, tool and event equipment hire sectors, and links to useful and important resources; which can be useful to both businesses and individuals employed in the industry.

If you are looking for advice relating to insurance please contact the team at HAE EHA BusinessGuard on 0121 380 4612 or email businessguard@eha.org.uk.

The Latest Advice and Information

Please review the latest Covid-19 Advice Update and consider the implications for your employees, customers and business continuity. HAE EHA has provided useful links to related articles which will provide further guidance.

We will continue to keep members updated on all issues relating to Covid-19 here so please review frequently:

COVID-19 Advice for HAE EHA Members; Thursday 26th November 2020
INFORMATION RELEASED ON LOCAL RESTRICTION TIERS FOR ENGLAND
The government today announced which tier each English local authority will be under from the 2nd December. This will be reviewed on 16th December and details can be found here.

Please use the links and resources below for details of the rules for each tier and further guidance including the UK-wide arrangements for the Christmas period.

BUSINESS EVENTS CAPACITY INCREASES TO 4,000 FROM DECEMBER
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced, when England's national lockdown ends on the 2nd December, business events will be allowed to continue in areas with Tier 1 and Tier 2 restrictions. Read the news report here.

COVID-19 REFUNDS: CMA WARNS WEDDING FIRMS OVER UNFAIR PRACTICES
The CMA has issued new warnings to firms over concerns that couples are still not receiving fair refunds for weddings that could not go ahead during the pandemic. Read more here.
COVID-19 Advice for HAE EHA Members; Wednesday 25th November 2020
COVID RESTRICTION POSTERS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD
There is a range of posters which outline the various restriction tiers in place from the 2nd December 2020. View and download them here.
Covid-19 Links and Resources
HAE EHA Guidance (Updated 24th September 2020)
Although 'hire' is not specifically mentioned, plant, tool and equipment hire falls under 'homeware and hardware shops'. The link below is updated government guidance for people who work in or run shops, branches, stores or similar environments:

Updated government guidance

HAE EHA Social Distancing Practical Guidance Documents
Click here to view and download

CBILS Loans Portal from HAE EHA Commercial Finance
Click here to access the portal

Bounce Back Loans Schemes Provider List
BBLS providers and links to application forms

Updated Job Retention Scheme Guidance
Click here to view

Local Covid-19 Lockdown Updates
Updates on where restrictions are in place in England
Guidance on what you can and cannot do

Test and Trace Guidance
Click here to view

Health and Safety Executive (HSE) Working Safely Guidance
Click here to view

CITB Covid-19 Communication Updates
Click here to view

Key National Covid-19 Links
England
Scotland
Wales
Northern Ireland

Previous Covid-19 Updates

Please click here to view all previous news and information releases made by HAE EHA since the start of the coronavirus crisis.