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15 Jan 2021

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Supreme Court Orders Insurance payouts

We have previously reported on the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) Court action to resolve contractual uncertainty in business interruption (BI) insurance cover.Following representations to the Supreme Court in November 2020, the Supre...

15 Jan 2021

Gambling Act Review

On 8th December 2020, the Government published their response to the House of Lords Gambling Industry Committee Report: Social and Economic Impact of the Gambling Industry.They also announced on the same day the Department of Digital, Culture, M...

12 Jan 2021

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Impact On Pub Code Of National Lockdown #3

As with previous lockdowns a declaration, in identical terms and with the same effect as that entered into as agreed by the pub-owning businesses ('POBs') between March and June 2020 and 5th November to 2nd December has been issued.The declarati...

11 Jan 2021

COVID 19 SIA Critical workers designation

Following on from a question raised by the by the Security Industry Authority (SIA) to the Home office as to whether private security personal are critical workers clarification has been issued and this is in the latest version of the SIA Frequent...

06 Jan 2021

Covid 19 - New Lockdown Regulations Published

Following the Prime Ministers announcement on Monday evening, the Regulations bringing into law the new lockdown have been published and come into force today.A copy of the Regulations can be found here. These regulations amend the existing Heal...

05 Jan 2021

Covid 19 - £4.6 billion in new lockdown grants announced.

Businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors are to receive a one-off grant worth up to £9,000, the Chancellor has announced.Chancellor announces one-off top up grants for retail, hospitality and leisure businesses worth up ...