The BID provides a strong collective voice for over 1,000 businesses in York city centre and supports projects that invest in the development and promotion of the BID area and businesses. We explore well-suited options that provide cost-saving and efficient services for the BID area and strategies that promote and market York as a retail and leisure experience.
Coronavirus Business Support
The York BID continues to support the business community through the Coronavirus crisis. We will: Keep businesses informed about the support and guidance available to them and how to access it. Represent businesses by engaging with key decision makers to ensure they understand the ongoing impact on businesses in the city. Work with our partners at City of York Council and Make it York on a co-ordinated approach to supporting businesses and the wider city. Plan to assist the long-term recovery of the business community. Government & Industry Guidance The below links offer guidance on how to reopen your business safely. Advice on reopening the workplace. Public Heath England: Guidance for employers and businesses on coronavirus (COVID-19) Health and Safety Executive: COVID-19 Guidance Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy: Working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19) World Health Organisation: Getting your workplace ready for Covid-19 UK Government: COVID-19 roadmap taskforces Department for Transport: Safer Transport Campaign Retail specific advice. British Retail Consortium: Guidance on Social Distancing in Stores and Warehouses Hospitality specific advice. Hotels and other guest accommodation: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/working-safely-during-coronavirus-covid-19/hotels-and-other-guest-accommodation Heritage locations: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/working-safely-during-coronavirus-covid-19/heritage-locations Close contact services: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/working-safely-during-coronavirus-covid-19/close-contact-services Restaurants, pubs, bars and takeaway services: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/working-safely-during-coronavirus-covid-19/restaurants-offering-takeaway-or-delivery The visitor economy: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/working-safely-during-coronavirus-covid-19/the-visitor-economy UK Hospitality: Up to date information & support for hospitality industry