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02 Feb 2021

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Extension of period for grant payments

On the 1st February the Guidance issued to Local Authorities relating to applications for Grants was update to confirm the period for applications to be submitted had been extended to the 28th February 2021.This covers:-Local Restrictions Su...

29 Jan 2021

Bhayani Law - Health & Safety Spot Checks and Can My Employer Force me to have the Coronavirus Vaccine?

Our partner Bhayani Law for the Bii Helpline (who are specialists in the area of Employment Law and HR)have issued their monthly newsletter. We felt two articles  would be of interest to our readers (Click on the links for further details):...

29 Jan 2021

Scotland - business rates holiday extended

Scotland’s business rates holiday was due to expire 31st March 2021 but as stated in the Scottish Government’s Budget this week, it will be extended for 3 months until 30th June 2021.This is welcome news for the Scottish retail, hosp...

28 Jan 2021

Covid 19 – Eat Out To Help Out Statistics

The Government have released official statistics in relation to the Eat Out to Help Out scheme from 2020 showing geographic breakdown and a commentary on the extent of its use as we sit in Lockdown 3 and no possibility of hospitality re-opening un...

19 Jan 2021

Supreme Court Ruling On Business Interruption Insurance

The question on so many Operators’ lips at the moment is will I benefit from the Supreme Court Judgment arising from the Financial Conduct Authorities Business Interruption Test Case.The decision provides clarity but the points addressed b...

18 Jan 2021

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Scotland Increase Restrictions

The Scottish Government has further strengthened restrictions in Scotland in order to stem the increase in Covid Infections.In a statement announcing the new restrictions the First Minister stated:“The situation we face in relation to th...