Further easing of the Coronavirus lockdown takes place across the United Kingdom today with various sectors allowed to reopen. The rules do differ depending on what country you live in so here is a brief breakdown of the changes taking place today:

  • England: Beauty salons, spas, nail bars and tattoo parlours are allowed to open. Massage studios and physical therapy businesses are also allowed to open. However government guidance says face waxing, eyelash treatments, make-up application and facials should not go ahead because of the risk of COVID-19 transmission
  • Scotland: Hospitals can reopen to visitors for patients who do not have Coronavirus children can play contact sports outdoors, shopping centres will reopen and non-aerosol routine dental care returns
  • Wales: Some pubs, bars and restaurants will be opening outdoors, as well as some indoor attractions.