England & Wales

09 Jul 2021

The Licensing Act 2003 (2020 UEFA European Championship Licensing Hours) Regulations

As we reported on Tuesday, the Government have moved forward with Regulations to extend licensing hours (where needed) for pubs and clubs in England and Wales on Sundays evening to 11:15pm to mark the Occasion of the UEFA European Championship Fin...

06 Jul 2021

Come On England!

It is being reported that the Government will extend licensing hours on this Sunday evening as a one off (the Euros Final day) by 45 minutes until 11.15pm in case the Final goes to extra time or penalties.The detail of the proposal is awaited, b...

06 Jul 2021

Covid 19 - Pop Up Campsites

As the Prime Minister announces the easing of restrictions in time for the school holidays but no immediate access to the usual favourite foreign holiday beach destinations on the horizon the potential demand for a holiday at home is likely to inc...

06 Jul 2021

Covid 19 - Prime Minister's Statement - Life after 18th July 2021

In a televised press conference yesterday evening the Prime Minister set out the government’s vision for life after 18th July.  His vision was echoed in a simultaneous statement to the Houses of Parliament by the Health Secretary, Sajid...

05 Jul 2021

Wales - Eligibility Checker Now Open for Welsh Government's Next Emergency Package of Support

The Welsh Government recently announced that businesses will be able to apply for its next emergency package of support between Tuesday 13 July 2021 and Friday 23 July 2021.As a reminder, the emergency package will cover operating costs for July...

01 Jul 2021

Covid 19 - Furlough Reduction from 1st July

From today employers with staff on furlough have to contribute 10% of the 80% of wages staff receive whist on furlough.The scheme is to be completely wound down  by the end of September.This was a timescale set out when all restrictions w...