Reopening the High Street Safely

We are working on behalf of Nottingham City Council as part of the reopening the high street safely programme, which is a FREE service designed to help businesses recover from the impacts of COVID-19 and reopen their premises safely.

The programme offers a range of free support including:

  • Business Diagnostics to assess your current position and future plans – this will need to be completed in order to enrol on to the programme
  • 3 Hours of One-to-one Food Technical Assistance; food safety healthy and safety, and other regulatory support
  • Access to Food Technical Support Webinars covering a range of useful topics that will assist with your business recovery
  • Business Support & Advice
  • Signage & Materials
  • B-Global Membership – (for BAME businesses only)
  • Recommendations and access to a range of business support providers and finance options

Free to attend for eligible businesses, upcoming webinars include:

  • How to Complete a Health & Safety Site Risk Assessment (including COVID-19) – Tuesday 3rd November 2020 @ 10AM: Book here
  • Labelling of Non-Prepacked or Loose Food & Drink Products – Tuesday 10th November 2020 @ 10AM: Book here
  • How to Achieve and Maintain a 5-Star Food Hygiene Rating – Tuesday 17th November 2020 @ 10AM: Book here
  • Food Safety and Health & Safety Clinic for High Street Food & Drink Businesses – Tuesday 24th November 2020 @ 10AM: Book here

The Food & Drink Forum’s team of food technical experts will be offering free support to food and drink high street businesses to help them to operate safely during an uncertain climate, providing the opportunity to improve areas of food safety, to understand the latest government guidance and to maintain basic health and safety ensuring that your business can continue to thrive in a safe way.

We hope to be a flexible as possible to meet your needs. Could you use this time to achieve a higher food hygiene rating? Are you worried about managing your allergens? Would you just like reassurance that you are following the Government guidance correctly as well as meeting health and safety standards?

If so, as a Nottingham City-based food & drink business, you may be eligible to access this FREE support. For further information or to arrange a short business diagnostic please call The Food & Drink Forum on 0115 975 8810 or email bryony.whiley@foodanddrinkforum.co.uk

Eligibility criteria:

  • An SME (small to medium sized business)
  • Must be facing the public realm
  • Must be operating alongside public spaces
  • Must be on a high street or neighbourhood centre (ie; Sherwood, Hyson Green etc)
  • Must be located at one of the listed locations, listed postcodes or closely surrounding it
  • Must have customers

Eligible postcodes include:

NG1 2DT
NG6 8QP
NG11 8AA
NG7 5PF
NG5 2GA
NG2 2JD
NG2 4HJ
NG8 4PH
NG8 5RR
NG8 3AP
NG8 5NG
NG5 9DD
NG3 4EY
NG5 5EJ
NG6 0JX
NG6 8DG
NG11 8AR
NG11 9FE
NG8 3LF
NG3 2AS
NG7 3HA
NG7 3JL