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30 Jun 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Pavement Licence Act Progresses

As we have previously reported the Government have introduced plans to streamline the route for businesses such as cafes, restaurants and bars to secure a licence to place furniture on the highway.The ‘Business and Planning Bill’ has...

25 Jun 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Pavement Licences

Today (25th June 2020) the Government has published a draft ‘Business and Planning Bill’. Together with draft guidance about the proposed legislation.This new process is intended to streamline the route for businesses such as cafes, ...

24 Jun 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Scotland - Hospitality reopening dates announced.

Nicola Sturgeon, the First Minister of Scotland, has announced new indicative dates for the remainder of the “Phase 2” and start of “Phase 3” route out of lockdown. The full route map (revised in light of today’s com...

24 Jun 2020

Covid 19 - Re-opening of pubs and restaurants in England - Government guidance issued

The Government have issued the follow up Guidance promised when the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson announced pubs and restaurants and certain other premises in England can re-open from 4th July.Here is a link to the Guidance document which is 43 ...

23 Jun 2020

Prime Minister announces reopening of pubs and restaurants from 4th July

In an address to the House of Commons this afternoon the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, announced further relaxation of the restrictions which have been in force since 21st March.From 4th July pubs and restaurants will be able to reopen and over...

23 Jun 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Liverpool announce measure to boost outdoor trading spaces.

In March Liverpool City Council announced plans for pedestrianisation for Bold Street, a city centre street known for its independent eateries as part of a raft of measures for the Ropeworks area of the city.In light of the Covid-19 pandemic a j...