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11 Nov 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Government extends takeaway service

This morning (11th November), the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government Robert Jenrick announced restaurants, pubs and cafes will get automatic freedoms to provide takeaway services for another year.The relaxation anno...

06 Nov 2020

Ministerial Clarification on Caravan and Park Home Sites

Following the implementation of lockdown 2.0 on 5th November 2020 the Minister for Rough Sleeping and Housing  - Kelly Tolhurst has written a letter to site owners and managers of caravan and park home sites to provide clarification as to how...

06 Nov 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Wales publish post 'Firebreak' Regulations.

The Regulations governing Wales re-opening on Monday following the “Firebreak” closure have now been published and passed by the Welsh Assembly. A link to the Regulations can be found here. If you wish to discuss any aspects of th...

06 Nov 2020

Impact On Pub Code Of National Lockdown

The second lockdown impacts on many areas including the rights of tied tenants under the pub code.  A declaration in identical terms and with the same effect as that entered into as agreed by the pub-owning businesses ('POBs') between March a...

05 Nov 2020

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) make arrests over alleged “Eat Out to Help Out” Fraud

It has been reported that the HMRC have made their first arrests on suspicion of fraud linked to the Eat Out to Help Out discount scheme.Three arrests were made in  London on Tuesday,  upon suspicion of cheating the public revenue and ...

04 Nov 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Lockdown 2 - The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) (No. 4) Regulations 2020

Following the Prime Minister’s address to the nation on Halloween, regulations were published late on Tuesday outlining the terms of the proposed lockdown which is due to commence at midnight, Thursday 5th November.The regulations will be ...