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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...

26 Mar 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - MOTs extended

A new measure has now been announced to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.From 30 March 2020, MOT due dates for cars, motorcycles and light vans will be extended by 6 months. You do not need to do anything to extend your vehicle&rsqu...

26 Mar 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Government launch WhatsApp Service

The Government launched on Wednesday a new Coronavirus Information Service on WhatsApp.The new free service aims to provide official, trustworthy and timely information and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19), and will further reduce the burden ...

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...