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We continue to support our members through these challenging business times and here we have put together some useful links to Government information websites as well as other organisations. We will continue to add useful information and links to this page, so keep us bookmarked


Daily Situation update 

Check the R Number in the UK

To see the number of cases of COVID-19 in England and the UK visit the UK COVID-19 dashboard -

To see the number of cases globally see the World Health Organisation dashboard -


Non-Governmental Coronavirus Advice

The Government has put together a couple of lists which are handy to have – the first is public bodies, organisations and charities have produced additional resources that may be useful to employers and employees. This includes organisations such as ACAS, Business in the Community and Companies House

The second is a BEIS produced list of Trade and Business Organisations that are providing sector-specific advice on Coronavirus. It’s not particularly comprehensive but it’s a start.

Meet Safe Meet Smart Survey Report - 20.10.20
Factsheet & FAQ's England Tier Restrictions - 16.10.20
Member Communication - 15.10.20
UKH draft business rates response - Sept 20
Tourism Alliance - Retain Rebuild Resilient
Hotel and Venue Risk Assessment endorsed by HBAA
HBAA Visitor and Guest Covid 19 Pre-Visit Guidance August 20
HBAA Risk Assessment Showrounds August 20
FAQs re. Permitted Meetings 05.08.20
HBAA Member Communication 18.08.20
Re today's announcement re halting the planned lockdown easing for 1 August
VisitBritain Consumer Tracker Report 20-24 July
Government approved MIA guidance for venues operating meetings & conferences under Covid-19 - 24.07.20
HBAA: Meetings Restarting in England - Reference Grid - 24.07.20
HBAA - Meetings and Events Re-start Information - 24.07.20
Ukhospitality Reopening Guidance for Hospitality Businesses - 24.07.20
Info from DCMS on 17 July with further detail re PM's annoucement
HBAA UK Event Operations Guidelines during Covid-19 - 14.07.20
Impact of COVID-19 on Working Household Incomes 09.07.20
Guidance for track and trace from UK Hospitality 03.07.20
EIA - Open letter to Chancellor, 30.06.20
HBAA Business Events, Accommodation and Meetings Report - 25.06.20
Petitions Committee Debate  on Covid 19 support for UK Industries - Meeting Transcript 25.06.20
Visitor Economy Guidance for re-opening of venues for 4th July
Agency Leaders - 30 minutes advice 24.06.20
Industry Heads: Opinion pieces - 24.06.20
Covid-19 Factsheet: Visa customers outside of the UK - 22.06.20
Covid-19 Factsheet: Guidance for Sponsors - 22.06.20
Covid-19 Factsheet: Visa holders and short-term residents in the UK - 22.06.20
Treasury Committee Report on Coronavirus Support - 19.06.20
BVEP Media Statement - 12.06.20
Covid 19 - Guidance for Tour Guiding - 12.06.20
Aviation Guidance Poster - 12.06.20
IATA Industry Outlook - 12.06.20
Iceland's alternative to quarantine - 12.06.20
Staying Covid-19 Secure in 2020 - 11.06.20
Security Considerations in an Economically Challenging Time - 11.06.20
Impact of Occupancy on licensed premises under Covid-19 - 08.06.20
BVA-BDRC - Tracking Consumer Sentiment on the Impact of Covid-19 - 04.06.20
Hotel Solutions – update on the accommodation sector 03.06.20
Venuedirectory: Safe Meetings Details 01.06.20
Advantage Government Letter - 01.06.20
Industries letter to PM - air bridges - 23.05.20
HBAA Venue Contact Information - Sales and Accounts
The UFI framework for re-opening the exhibition industry 11/2/20
UK Government Recovery Strategy (England) 11 May 2020
MIA Social Distancing Survey 30/4/20
BVEP Launches report focused on £70bn events industry
Business Rates letter from Leisure Tourism 01/05/20
CMA - Contracts, Cancellations and Refunds 01/05/20
Social distancing and the events industry - HBAA responses for DCMS 23/4/20
Minuted points from HBAA at BVEP meeting 21/4/20
DCMS Impact Survey 24 April 2020
27.04.20 - 10 or More Launch New Campaign Offering Luxury Weekend Breaks for NHS Heroes