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25 Mar 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Government issues further guidance for businesses and premises.

In this fast evolving situation we have received many enquiries from clients old and new regarding what appears to be changing advice.A particular point of concern relates to the provision of off-sale services from cafes, restaurants and pubs.&n...

23 Mar 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Scottish Closures

As previously reported the Westminster Government introduced emergency measures on Saturday afternoon which compelled a number of classes of premises to close immediately, including pubs.These regulations only apply in England as the legislation...

23 Mar 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know -Takeaway Food - Additional Controls

As previously reported the Government introduced on Saturday regulations compelling many premises to close including pubs, restaurants and cafes.It is important to note that those regulations distinguish between on and off sales.  Pubs, caf...

21 Mar 2020

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

As previously reported the Coronavirus Bill, which currently includes specific powers to issue directions relating to events, gatherings and premises, is making its way through Parliament it’s 2nd reading is scheduled for 23rd March.Before...

21 Mar 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Latest Government Announcements.

On Friday evening a seismic, but not unexpected, announcement was made by the Prime Minister in his daily evening press conference.Prime Minister Johnson announced that cafes, pubs and restaurants should close with effect from Friday e...

20 Mar 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - National Business Crime Centre Advice

Today the Metropolitan Police Business Crime Hub has produced the following crime prevention tips that may assist your organisations during this extraordinary time.Here is a link to the letter from Chief Inspector Holdaway which includes advice ...