ALP Coronavirus Support Page


Public Health

  1. Government guidance on coronavirus and forScotland; Wales; and Northern Ireland.  
  2. Current restrictions in EnglandScotlandWales and Northern Ireland
  3. Vaccination programme information and resources
  4. Public Health England’s posters, leaflets and other resources
  5. Information on coronavirus test and trace programmes in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
  6. What to do if someone you employ is contacted by NHS Test and Trace
  7. ALP Brief 238 – Self Isolation for Agency Workers
  8. ALP Brief 248In Work Asymptomatic Coronavirus Testing for Critical Food Workers  – regular rapid workforce testing on businesses own premises.
  9. Online portal for businesses  to register and order free lateral flow testing kits
  10. ALP Risk Control Checklists collate government guidance to ensure that workplaces are safe for:
  11. www.foodfarmhelp.com– an industry collaboration helping businesses manage COVID-19 risks
  12. Country-by-country breakdown for advice about travelling abroad
  13. ALP Brief 246 – Travelling to the UK during the Coronavirus Pandemic  collates government guidance on entering the UK
  14. ALP template coronavirus health questionnaire – to be used prior to interviews, new assignments, and as a daily health check form.

Employment Guidance

  1.  Coronavirus Scenarios – Quick Reference for Labour Providers
  2. ALP brief 223 – Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and Agency Workers and Claim for wages through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
  3. ALP Brief 226 – Template Homeworking Policy and Procedure –
  4. ALP Covid-19 Key Worker template letter
  5. SSP for Agency Workers with Coronavirus
  6. Taxable expenses and benefits when they are paid to workers because of coronavirus and how to report them to HMRC.
  7. ALP Guide Increased costs for the provision of labour during the Coronavirus Pandemic
  8. ALP remote and safer interviewing guidance. See Coronavirus (COVID-19): right to work checks
  9. HMRC guidance on Pay Advances, Employer Loans and the National Minimum Wage
  10. Online Universal Credit and Benefits Claims
  11. ‘Redundancy Support Fixed Fee Service’ – Please email Paul.Chamberlain@jmw.co.uk
  12. The regulations and legal obligations of running testing programmes.

Government Support for Business

  1. Government Covid-19 Business Support area and online tool to find financial support for your business.
  2. OUR PLAN TO REBUILD: The UK Government’s COVID-19 recovery strategy
  3. Plan for Jobs – £30bn for boosting the jobs market including: the Kickstart Scheme and employer bonuses for hiring apprentices.
  4. DWP Employer Help website
  5. A list of the rules that have been temporarily relaxed due to coronavirus.
  6. Department for Education coronavirus helpline – 0800 046 8687  to advise on apprentices, education and children’s social care enquiries.
  7. HMRC tax helpline  – 0800 0159 559.
  8. The Recovery Advice for Business scheme gives small firms access to free, one-to-one advice
  9. The COVID Fraud Hotline 0800 587 5030 to report suspected fraudulent activity in relation to government coronavirus support schemes anonymously and free of charge.