Safe Food and Healthy Workplaces

COVID-19 restrictions and legislation

In England the roadmap out of lockdown has begun. From 12 April more venues and businesses can re-open: How the rules will change from 12 April

The latest information on Coronavirus and the UK’s response and management can be found on the government website.

Find out how to make your workplace COVID-secure: Working safely during Covid-19

The Government has set out a number of steps within the Roadmap. Step 3 (from 17 May 2021) is set out below:

Business as usual

Welcome to our Safe Food and Healthy Workplaces section. In this section you will find information and advice on both starting and running a food business in the Wealden area.

Our Safe Food and Healthy Workplaces section replaces the information previously found on our Wealden Business Help website.

The information in this section is brought to you by Environmental Health which is run as a Shared Service between Wealden and Rother District Councils. Our pages focus on the specific issues and regulations involved in running a food business, if you would like general new business advice then please visit Thinking of starting a Business?

Starting a Food Business

Specific advice for when you are first starting out as a food business, including advice on choosing the right premises and details of how to register.

Running a Food Business

If you are already up and running you will find more detailed advice on maintaining high standards of food safety, what you can expect during your routine inspections and how to implement an effective food safety management system.

Healthy Workplaces

Helping you understand your legal responsibilities in relation to health and safety at work and advice on creating a safe and healthy workplace.
The information in this section is specifically aimed at businesses. If you are not a business, but interested in food safety or health and safety then please visit our Health section where you will find information on staying safe whilst eating out and how to report an accident at work.