England is moving to Plan B in response to the risks of the Omicron variant.

  • Wear a face covering in most indoor public places and on public transport
  • Get tested and self-isolate if required
  • Work from home, if you can
  • Get vaccinated
  • Let fresh air in if you meet indoors. Meeting outdoors is safer

The emergence and rapid spread of the Omicron variant of concern has created extremely challenging times for our local businesses, their staff and the wider population in general. 

We're currently updating these pages with the latest advice and guidance.

You can get the latest updates and find out what you can and cannot do at

At Dorset Gateway, our focus is on helping businesses. We've organised this section around the following themes:

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Our Dorset Gateway team is here to help you understand the range of business support available.