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27 Mar 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - FSA publishes guidance for food businesses on coronavirus (COVID-19)

On Thursday, the FSA has published guidance to assist food businesses in responding to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.The advice covers a range of useful topics including social distancing and how to maintain this in specific food businesse...

27 Mar 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Government guidance for closed premises.

Following new regulations, which were published yesterday, imposing a range of restrictions the government reissued guidance to affected businesses last night.The guidance offers further clarifications to effected businesses regarding the exempt...

27 Mar 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Retail, hospitality and leisure businesses grants

The Government has announced a series of grants for Retail, hospitality and leisure businesses with a rateable value of up to £51,000.Relevant businesses with a rateable value of less than £15,000 are eligible for a grant of up to &p...

26 Mar 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020

On Saturday we reported the introduction of the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Business Closure) (England) Regulations 2020  (‘Business Closure Regulations’)This afternoon, following the introduction of the Coronavirus Act 2020...

26 Mar 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Coronavirus Act 2020

Late last night Parliament passed into law the Coronavirus Act 2020, before shutting down until 21st April.As with all legislation Explanatory notes accompany the Act.In respect of the leisure and hospitality industry s.52 and Schedule 2 of th...

25 Mar 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Scottish Government issue advice

On Wednesday 25th March, the Scottish Government issued guidance for leisure and retail businesses who are subject to closure.  This follows closely advice already published by the UK Government.  First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, s...