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05 May 2020

New smoking laws coming into effect on 20th May 2020.

From the 20th May 2020 new further parts of the Tobacco Products Directive (2014/40/EU) will come into force impacting the UK market.From 20th May, cigarettes and roll your own tobacco products with more than a 3% market share may no longer have...

04 May 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Financial Conduct Authority to seek Court Declaration.

On Friday (1st May), the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced it intends to obtain a court declaration to resolve contractual uncertainty in business interruption (BI) insurance cover.The range of wordings and types of coverage are suffic...

30 Apr 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Approaches to Reopening

We have recently published articles regarding roadmaps to the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions in Scotland and Wales; We thought you may like to know of how some other Jurisdiction are being reported as approaching the issue.IowaIowa, the US s...

29 Apr 2020

Gambling - Inquiry on problem gambling - First hearing

We have previously reported on the launch of the Public Accounts Committee inquiry on problem gambling.On Monday (27th April) the Committee questioned officials from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and the Gambling Commissio...

28 Apr 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Scotland - the route out of lockdown

Both the Scottish Parliament and Welsh Assembly have now published documents outlining how the countries will transition out of lockdown.In the Scottish document, which can be read in full here, they summarise their approach under six headings: ...

28 Apr 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Wales - the route out of lockdown

Both the Welsh Assembly and Scottish Parliament have now published documents outlining how the countries will transition out of lockdown.In the Welsh document, which can be read in full here, the Assembly sets out three pillars for their framewo...