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Coronavirus (COVID-19): manufacturing sector guidance

Guidance for the manufacturing sector including procedures to plan for and maintain a safe place for all during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): manufacturing sector guidance
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Guidance for the construction sector in Scotland

A list of Scottish Procurement Policy Notes (SPPNs) can be found on

SPPN 4/2020 covers procurement related issues as a consequence of the COVID-19 outbreak. 

SPPN 5/2020 sets out guidance for public bodies on options for payment to their suppliers to ensure service continuity during the current COVID-19 outbreak.


Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020 

The Health Protection (Coronavirus) (Restrictions and Requirements) (Additional Temporary Measures) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2020

Fair Work during the COVID-19 crisis

Please see our Joint Statement with the STUC

Other sources of COVID-19 information

UK Government guidance on working safely during COVID-19 in different workplaces

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE)  have provided advice related to COVID-19

Food Standards Scotland provide guidance for food business operators and employees.

Further detailed guidance on security can be found at and

To contact Police Scotland for Protective Security advice, please contact your local Counter Terrorism Security Adviser:


Advanced Manufacturing Policy Team


First published: 20 Jan 2021 Last updated: 20 Jan 2021 -