Face masks: dos and don’ts

23 June 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) has published new advice for the public on when and how to wear masks safely.

Tax breaks for PPE

4 May 2020

HM Revenue & Customs has announced a temporary zero rating on supplies of personal protective equipment (PPE) under new coronavirus measures, likely to affect businesses and individuals purchasing PPE for protection from infection.

Olympics chief brought in as PPE tsar

24 April 2020

The Government has announced the appointment of Paul Deighton, chief planner of the 2012 London Olympics, as the new personal protective equipment (PPE) tsar, whose role will be to lead the national effort to co-ordinate the manufacture and distribution of the essential equipment for frontline health and social care staff in the COVID-19 pandemic.

HSE assembles specialist coronavirus unit

24 April 2020

Britain’s workplace regulator has assembled a team of specialists to assist the national effort to get personal protective equipment (PPE) to frontline healthcare workers fighting the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.