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Coronavirus (COVID-19): close contact services

Information for people who provide close contact services such as hairdressers, barbers and beauticians on working safely during coronavirus.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): close contact services
Next steps

Next steps

This guidance extends until further notice. It sets out current advice and guidance for the close contact sector in helping to mitigate the transmission of COVID-19, and how businesses respond to local or national changes as set out in Scotland’s Strategic Framework Update and as we move in a phased manner as set out in the Coronavirus (COVID-19): framework for decision making – Scotland’s route map through and out of the crisis

This guidance will be updated and reviewed as required in consultation with the sector’s employers and unions. Please ensure you use the latest version.

It is for individual businesses in conjunction with trade unions and workforce representatives selected by employees to decide how best to successfully adopt and adapt guidance for their individual circumstances.

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