The Secretary of State for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, Alok Sharma has issued a new open letter confirming that construction, tradespeople entering homes and its supply chain including merchants, suppliers and product manufacturers, can continue to operate in Tier 4. He also confirms that where it is essential to travel between tiers to get to work or for the purposes of carrying out work, this is allowed.

You can download a copy of the letter here

In the event of construction workers being stopped on journeys to and from sites, Build UK has produced an authorisation letter template which employers can use.