England & Wales

14 Sep 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - 'Rule of 6' regulations published (England)

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (No. 2) (England) (Amendment) (No. 4) Regulations 2020, which make the ‘Rule of 6’ previously announced by the Prime Minister enforceable law were published online late last night (Sund...

13 Sep 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Guidance for English premises updated

In anticipation of the new restrictions due to come into force on Monday limiting the number of persons permitted to gathering together (excluding your household and associated ‘bubble’) the government has updated its published guidanc...

11 Sep 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Businesses urged to prepare for NHS COVID-19 app

Businesses across England and Wales including amongst others, Pubs, restaurants, and cinemas are being urged to download QR codes posters to prepare for public rollout of the new NHS COVID 19 app.Businesses are being asked to be ready and place ...

11 Sep 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Welsh Government announce further restrictions.

We reported yesterday on further restrictions being announced in England and Scotland, this morning the Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford announced additional measures which will become mandatory on Monday 14th September.In his public statemen...

10 Sep 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Changes to social gathering rules.

In his Downing Street address to the Nation yesterday, Prime Minister Johnson announced new ‘simplified’ restrictions on social gatherings in order to suppress a rise in Covid19 infections witnessed over recent weeks.The headline to ...

03 Sep 2020

Wedding reform - Consultation launched

Today the Law Commission has launched a consultation on wedding reform.Although the issues of how, where and when wedding ceremonies can take place have become acute during the Covid-19 pandemic, this project was commenced on the 1st July 2019 w...