The BBPA has endorsed an app to help pubs carry out the risk assessments contained in the government’s guidance that sets out how they can reopen safely from 4 July.

The free app, called iAuditor, should speed up the process of complying with the checklist of guidelines released this week.

A spokesman for Safety Culture, who developed the app which has a 4.6/5 rating on the Apple store, said “the guidelines outlined by the government mean there is a lot of work for pubs to do before they can actually open their doors to customers.

“BBPA has stepped up to ensure pubs can digest the government advice quickly, and the iAuditor app will make the required risk assessments simple to complete.”

Emma McClarkin, CEO of the BBPA, said the app would “enable pubs to access the tools they need to undertake a thorough risk assessment efficiently and effectively.

“It is vital pubs demonstrate that they have adapted the physical environment and staff processes to enable safe socialising this summer. The risk assessment is the first link in that safety chain.”