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Keeping You Informed – 24th May 2021
Our round up of the latest news and information affecting livelihoods and businesses on Skye.
ProtectSkye – Visitor Check in App
The Protect Skye app is being used by over 50 hospitality business across Skye and helping checking in hundreds of guests every few days.
Please use the app to help make things safer for local people, more organised for your business and easier for guests – video below.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) protection levels: what you can do
The Scottish Government is continuing to update on the different set of rules that apply to each area level throughout Scotland. This page will help you to understand what you can and can’t do within each level.
You can find out the levels and rules for each are here – https://bit.ly/3wsIVCC
Free Seminar to Support Scottish Hospitality Sector Reopening
‘LAW firm CMS is joining forces with Interpath Advisory to stage a free-to-attend seminar for Scottish hotel and leisure businesses as they reopen after the second Covid-19 lockdown.
The event will include a presentation by Stephen Montgomery, spokesperson for the Scottish Hospitality Group, a body that represents the industry in its discussions with the Scottish Government. He will outline how the Group’s campaigns have helped shape reopening across Scotland and give an overview of how the sector can capitalise on the further relaxation of social distancing restrictions.’
More information and registration can be found here – https://scottishbusinessnews.net/free-seminar-to-support-scottish-hospitality-sector-reopening/
COVID-19 vaccination status scheme launches
Thee new ‘Measure will provide confirmation of vaccination when required for foreign travel.
A service that allows people travelling abroad to access their record of vaccination status themselves has launched.’
A vaccination status letter can be downloaded from the NHS Inform patient portal or – for those not online – requested in the post via a Freephone Covid Status Helpline.
You’ll find all the info here – https://bit.ly/3bOpCM2
Marketing Support for Bars and Restaurants
A 7 week initiative offering help and support to colleagues in the hospitality industry from the Marketing Initiative.
Background Music and Sound guidance for the Hospitality industry
Guidance for the tourism and hospitality sector, including procedures for staff and customer safety and an operations checklist.