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16 Jun 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - How firm is 4th July?

On Monday the Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab, reiterated that a further easing of restrictions, including the potential reopening of bars, pubs and restaurants, is to take place on July 4 "at the earliest", adding that it has "got to be done in a...

16 Jun 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Cheltenham - Covid Recovery for Licensed Premises.

On Thursday (9th June) Cheltenham Borough Council announced temporary changes to their planning rules in order to aid business recovery as the pandemic lockdown begins to unwind. The Council states they will become one of the first local authoriti...

15 Jun 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Wearing of Face Coverings on Public Transport

The Government has now published new regulations effecting those who use public transport.The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Wearing of Face Coverings on Public Transport) (England) Regulations 2020 came into force on Monday 15th June 2020, whi...

15 Jun 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know -All-Party Parliamentary Group for Hospitality and Tourism

We previously reported about the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Hospitality and Tourism urgent inquiry into establishing the best ways to support the recovery of businesses hit by COVID-19.With the 4th July approaching it is helpful that the ...

15 Jun 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) (Amendment) (No. 4) Regulations 2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) (Amendment) (No. 4) Regulations 2020 have now been published and enact further relaxations of the ‘lockdown’.As well as the creation of the ‘linked household bubbles a...

04 Jun 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - BBPA launches free cross-industry platform to destroy spoilt beer and reclaim duty

We have previously reported on temporary measures introduced by the HMRC to help brewers and publicans in the destruction of spoilt beer during the coronavirus.The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) have now launched a cross-industry plat...