A shared service delivering Environmental Health, Licensing and Trading Standards across Bracknell Forest, West Berkshire and Wokingham Borough Councils

COVID-19

Public Protection Partnership is operational and here to support the needs of the residents and businesses across Bracknell Forest, West Berkshire and Wokingham with regards to our core and statutory services.

Following any licencing applications to us, if you are awaiting receipt of your new or renewed licence please bear with us at this current time as there is a slight delay in you receiving them due to posting.

As you can appreciate this is a rapidly moving situation and we will endeavor to keep this page updated as and when with regards to the core services we provide. 

If you wish to notify us of any scams, licensing activity, businesses not closed that should be, trading standards concerns or environmental issues relating to the Coronavirus outbreak then please use our Enforcement Form hereEach notification will be dealt with on a case by case basis. 

Please also follow our social media channels for current advice and updates. 

PPP - Facebook

PPP - Twitter

Environmental Health:

Last Updated 23 July 2020:

23 July - PPP Downloadable Posters for Retail now includes Face Covering Poster - see link here

23 July - Face Coverings: When and how to wear one - click here

21 July - Guidance for Hotels & Other Accommodation updated to include Business Events and Meetings - click here

21 July -  Guidance on Keeping workers and audiences safe during COVID-19 In the Outdoor Event Industry in England - click here

2 July -  Guidance on maintaining records of staff, customers and visitors to support NHS test & trace - click here

2 July - Support materials for venues collection customer data - click here

30 June - Guidance on outdoor cinema - click here

30 June - Guidance on Fundraising from Institute of Fundraising - click here

26 June - Guidance on managing playgrounds and outdoor gyms - click here

24 June - Guidance on the use of multipurpose community facilities - click here

23 June - Guidance - Keeping workers and customers safe during COVID-19 in restaurants, pubs, bars and takeaway services - see link here.

17 June - COVID-19 Business Toolkit - see link here

16 June - Licensing Pre-Opening Checklist - see link here

15 June - HSE warn over sub standard PPE masks - see link here

11 June - PPP Downloadable Posters for Retail and Business - see link here

01 June - Update re Renting from MHCLG - see link here

29 May  - Guidance for restaurants offering takeaway or delivery - see link here

27 May Legionnaires’disease: Lockdown Risks and Reopening Safely - see guide here

27 May - Guidance from Business Companion for Businesses regarding COVID-19 situation - see link here

18 May  - Guidance for Food Businesses - see link here

13 May - Businesses and premises to close - see link here

25 April  - Guidance for consumers on Coronavirus (COVID-19) and food - see link here

17 April - Are you providing community food support during Coronavirus Pandemic? - see link here

8 April - Health and safety advice for employers- HSE’s Coronavirus (COVID-19)- see link here 

7 April  - Request Not to Have Bonfires During Coronavirus Outbreak - see link here

25 March - Information for food businesses - see here

Trading Standards:

Last Updated 23rd July 2020:

23 July - PPP Downloadable Posters for Retail now includes Face Covering Poster - see link here

23 June - Guidance - Keeping workers and customers safe during COVID-19 in restaurants, pubs, bars and takeaway services - see link here.

17 June - COVID-19 Business Toolkit - see link here

16 June - Licensing Pre-Opening Checklist - see link here

15 June - HSE warn over sub standard PPE masks - see link here

11 June - PPP Downloadable Posters for Retail and Business - see link here

29 May - Guidance for Shops and Branches - see link here

27 May - Guidance from Business Companion for Businesses regarding COVID-19 situation - see link here

27 May - COVID-19 Business Scams - see details here

13 May - Businesses and premises to close - see link here.

12 May - New COVID-19 Scam Alert - see link here

11 May - COVID-19 Scam Awareness Video - see link here

23 April - Protecting Businesses from COVID-19 Scams - see link here

22 April - How to protect yourself from door-to-door scams - see link here

21 April - New COVID-19 SMS - Scam - see link here

3 April - FAQ's regarding COVID-19 and Livestock updated advice - see link here.

2 April - FAQ's regarding Trading Standards and Coronavirus - COVID-19 - see link here

1 April - Press Release Trading Standards - Coronavirus Scams - see link here

24 March - Coronavirus Scams - see here

Licensing: 

Last Updated 23 July 2020:

23 July - PPP Downloadable Posters for Retail now includes Face Covering Poster - see link here

23 July - Face Coverings: When and how to wear one - click here

22 July - Business & Planning Bill 2020 - click here

21 July - Guidance for Hotels & Other Accommodation updated to include Business Events and Meetings - click here

21 July -  Guidance on Keeping workers and audiences safe during COVID-19 In the Outdoor Event Industry in England - click here

13 July - DVLA Renewing a Driving Licence Update - click here

2 July -  Guidance on maintaining records of staff, customers and visitors to support NHS test & trace - click here

2 July - Support materials for venues collection customer data - click here

1 July - Update from Institute of Licensing on Business and Planning Bill - click here

30 June - Guidance on outdoor cinema - click here

30 June - Guidance on Fundraising from Institute of Fundraising - click here

23 June - Guidance - Keeping workers and customers safe during COVID-19 in restaurants, pubs, bars and takeaway services - see link here.

17 June - COVID-19 Business Toolkit - see link here

17 June - Updated Gambling Act 2005 Licensed Premises FAQ's - Covid-19 - see link here

17 June - Updated Animal Activity Licensing FAQ's COVID-19 - see link here

16 June - Licensing Pre-Opening Checklist - see link here

15 June - Do I need to wear a face mask in a Taxi? see link here

2 June - Updated Animal Activity Licensing FAQ's COVID-19 - see link here

29 May - Guidance for businesses COVID-19 update - see link here.

27 May - Guidance from Business Companion for Businesses regarding COVID-19 situation - see link here

14 May - Taxi FAQ's - COVID-19 UPDATED - see link here

13 May - Businesses and premises to close - see link here

27 April - Taxi FAQ's - COVID - 19 - see link here

27 April - Street Trader FAQ's - COVID -19 - see link here

27 April - The Licensing Act 2003 FAQ's - COVID - 19 - see link here

27 April - Gambling Act 2005 Licensed Premises FAQ's - COVID 19 - see link here

27 April - Animal Activity Licensing FAQ's - COVID - 19 - see link here

3 April - FAQ's regarding COVID-19 Companion Animals and updated advice - see link here

26 March - Private Hire and Taxi Licensing - see updates here

Important Web Links:

https://info.westberks.gov.uk/coronavirus

https://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/health-and-social-care/coronavirus-information-and-support

https://www.wokingham.gov.uk/business-and-licensing/business-and-growth/coronavirus-advice-for-businesses/

https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/working-safely-during-coronavirus-covid-19

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/working-safely-during-coronavirus-covid-19/restaurants-offering-takeaway-or-delivery

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-outbreak-faqs-what-you-can-and-cant-do/coronavirus-outbreak-faqs-what-you-can-and-cant-do

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/social-distancing-in-the-workplace-during-coronavirus-covid-19-sector-guidance

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/ 

 

 

Bracknell Forest
West Berkshire
Wokingham