The Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation has shared a new message to all Retail Forum members, emphasizing how at this time it is important that we all redouble our efforts to keep the spread of the virus under control and that they request your assistance in reinforcing the importance of continued adherence to the public health guidelines to your members.

Please review the links with further guidance below

Government Guidelines
The Government’s Public Health Guidelines of 27 March

Guidance on Safe Use of Face Coverings

HSA Guidelines

Essential Retail Outlets must implement physical distancing measures:
ensure adequate distancing between customers and shop assistants in line with public health guidelines
only let people into the store in small groups and ensure spaces are not crowded
manage queue control inside and outside the door to maintain necessary physical distance
all Essential Retail Outlets are encouraged to provide online services where that is possible and appropriate to minimise footfall.


Sectoral Guidance
COVID-19 Shopping Centre Recovery & Protection Guide

COVID-19 Retail Protection & Improvement Guide

Living with COVID-19