The government has issued new guidelines on making workplaces safe, including observing two-metre social distancing where possible and minimising risk where it’s not.
Workers in industries such as construction and manufacturing, who can’t work from home, are being encouraged to go to work, although preferably not by public transport.
Many high street businesses will still not be able to open for many weeks, possibly months. Business owners say they have unanswered questions about how they might eventually re-open.
Huw Edwards presents BBC News at Ten reporting from Business Editor Simon Jack and Emma Simpson, speaking to business owners in St Albans.
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