England & Wales

03 Mar 2021

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Wales announces extra financial support for hospitality industry

The Welsh Government has announced further financial support of £30 million for certain businesses. The focus of this latest funding is small, medium and large businesses in the hospitality, leisure and tourism sectors as well as related sup...

03 Mar 2021

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Furlough Scheme to be extended to end of September 2021

In his budget this afternoon, the Chancellor will announce that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, more commonly referred to as the ‘Furlough’ scheme, will be extended until end of September 2021. The scheme was first introduced in ...

01 Mar 2021

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Test Events Planned for April

It has been reported in the press over the weekend, including by the Mirror, that test events are being planned for April for football matches, theatre performances, concerts and wedding receptions to trial the impacts of reopening of the economy....

26 Feb 2021

New Consultation | Protect Duty - Martyn's Law

The Home Office have today launched a new consultation entitled ‘Protect Duty’ but may more commonly be known as Martyn’s law.Martyn Hett was amongst those who tragically died following a terrorist attack at the Manchester Aren...

25 Feb 2021

Covid 19 - What you need to know - FCA Policy Checker

Following the ruling on Business Interruption Insurance by the High Court in January the FCA have created a useful Policy checker tool.The tool, which can be found online here, is a general guide to help policy holders to check if their policy w...

24 Feb 2021

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Westminster announce return of al fresco scheme

Westminster City Council has announced their al fresco scheme will be returning when restaurants, pubs and bars are expected to re-open to outdoor diners on 12 April and will remain throughout the summer months until the end of September 2021. A m...