New elements of this guidance are effective from 9 August 2021 and covers:
- physical distance based capacity for non-domestic premises
- physical distance based capacity for life events
- physical distance based capacity for events
This guidance replaces the Physical Distancing Based Capacity in Public Settings Guidance and is designed to support safer opening and operation of premises. It highlights the importance of continued distancing if possible, to help supress the virus however, as of 9 August 2021 physical distancing will not be mandated by regulation.
It is supplementary to existing sectoral guidance. Premises may want to refer to specific sectoral guidance in the first instance.