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17 Sep 2021

Wales introducing Covid Passports for Nightclubs and Large Events

In a recent announcement, the Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford, in a move that is likely to attract criticism from the nightclub trade bodies, proclaimed that as of the 11 October 2021, people in Wales will be required to show evidence of their...

17 Sep 2021

Covid 19 - Automatic right to off sales extended

The Business & Planning Act 2020, both streamlined the Pavement Café regime and afforded those premises which did not already have the ability to provide off-sales, to make such sales without varying their Premises licence. The r...

16 Sep 2021

Covid 19 - Scotland - Moray Council Occasional licences

At the September Licensing Board Meeting Moray council decided to review the dispensation they had granted in June 2020 to allow open ended occasional licences to enable premise to increase their capacity.The Board has decided that this will cea...

15 Sep 2021

Covid 19 - Winter is Coming! Prime Ministers Plan A & B

In an announcement yesterday from No.10, Prime Minister Boris Johnson, accompanied by Government Medical Advisors Professor Chris Whitty and Sir Patrick Vallance, informed the nation of the Government’s winter plan for tackling Covid-19 case...

13 Sep 2021

Covid 19 - England vaccine passport plans ditched

In a much-awaited announcement for the hospitality sector, the Health Secretary, Sajid Javid, confirms that the Government will not be proceeding with plans to introduce vaccine passports for access into nightclubs and large events in England. Whi...

10 Sep 2021

Covid 19 | Scotland | Mandatory Vaccine Certification Scheme Approved

In Holyrood yesterday (9th September 2021) the Scottish Government won a vote to implement a mandatory vaccine certification from 1st October in Scotland.A similar concept was raised by Boris Johnson for England as long ago as the 12th July, and...