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11 May 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Government Publishes Covid-19 Plan

Following Prime Minister Johnson’s address to the nation yesterday evening the Government have now published their plans for moving to the next phase of its response to the virus.The Government describes their strategy as ‘a cautious...

08 May 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Gambling - Extension for Regulatory returns

In light of the current pandemic and following feedback from Operators, the Gambling Commission have announced an additional four weeks (28 days) for Operators to submit their regulatory returns.For annual returns, the window has been extended...

08 May 2020

Gambling - Four new Commissioners appointed to Gambling Commission.

On 30th April 2020, the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport appointed 4 new Commissions to the Gambling Commission for 5 year terms. The new Commissions are Terry Babbs, Brian Bannister, Jo Hill and Sir Martin Narey. The Gambl...

07 May 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Business rates revaluations delayed to 2022

A revaluation of business rates will no longer take place in 2021 to help reduce uncertainty for firms affected by the impacts of coronavirus, the Government has announced.Communities Secretary Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP said:“We have list...

07 May 2020

United Trade Action Group refused permission for JR in Uber Appeal.

We have previously reported on Uber’s Appeal against Transport for London’s (TfL’s) decision to deny the renewal of their Private Hire Operator’s licence.At a recent hearing held remotely via video link, Mr Justice Robin Kn...

07 May 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - 'Clinically Vulnerable'

On 1st May the Government revised their guidance ‘Staying at home and away from others (social distancing)’.The aim of the update was to clarify the requirements of the Health Protection (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020, and add inform...