Covid19

20 Jul 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Business and Planning Bill (aka Pavement Cafe Bill)

We have previously reported on the progress of the Planning and Business Bill through Parliament.The Bill has now reached the report stage in the House of Lords which gives all members of the Lords a further opportunity to examine and make amend...

20 Jul 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - FCA's case against Insurers commences

As we have previously reported, the FCA have commenced Court action to clarify issues surrounding business interruption claims.The trial of the issues will get underway today (Monday 20th July) and is expected to last for 8 days, across two sess...

17 Jul 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) (No. 3) Regulations 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) (No. 3) Regulations 2020 have today been laid before Parliament and will come into force at 12:01am tomorrow morning (18th July 2020) in respect of English premises only. These regulation...

15 Jul 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - HMRC guidance on VAT reduction.

We have previously reported on the Chancellors announcement to cut VAT on food, accommodation and attractions.The Government has now published guidance, to help VAT registered businesses understand how the temporary reduction will be applied.T...

15 Jul 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Eat out, to help out - Opens for registrations

We have previously reported on the “Eat out, to help out” scheme.The scheme is now officially open and is accepting registrations. Once registered a business must wait for 7 days before submitting claims; once submitted the Governmen...

09 Jul 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - CPNI Guidance

The Government, through the ‘Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure’ (CPNI), has published advice, promoted by the SIA, to the security industry on how to remain safe when businesses begin to reopen and Covid19 remains in...