Business Recovery


We understand that local businesses are facing a challenging and uncertain time as a result of the Coronavirus outbreak, many local businesses have unfortunately had to closer their doors and stay closed for businesses causing many implications.

We are here to help you navigate your business through these tough times and stay resilient, it is our priority to support local businesses with their recovery and have therefore created this page to assist with your Business Recovery.

We have compiled useful information around how local businesses can begin to recover during such time and we will update this information as we get it. Take a look at our Reopening your business safely guide for retailers in the Wakefield District.

Re-starting your business recovery pack

Guide for businesses in the close contact sector

Guide to opening up in the hospitaity sector

Guide to opening up in the sport & leisure sector

Guide for indoor and outdoor play areas

If you would like to receive a copy of this pack please call Customer Services on 0345 8 506 506 and we will arrange for one to be posted out to your business.


In the event that you have a case of Covid-19 in the workplace please follow the below guide as a matter of urgency


Here are some useful downloadable posters and useful links for your information ...


UK Goverment "Stay Covid-19 Secure"

Customer notice

Fire information

Hazards sheet

How to create a QR poster for your business

-  Public Health England: “Get Tested”

-  NHS: Shop safely for yourself and others

-  Association of Corner Shops

Keep up to date with Government Guidance by following @Wakefield First using the hashtag #WorkingTogetherStayingSafe