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04 Nov 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Lockdown 2 - The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) (No. 4) Regulations 2020

Following the Prime Minister’s address to the nation on Halloween, regulations were published late on Tuesday outlining the terms of the proposed lockdown which is due to commence at midnight, Thursday 5th November.The regulations will be ...

22 Oct 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Chancellor announces further financial support

The Chancellor has today announced further financial support for business with a focus on the Hospitality sector.The Treasury’s summary of the measures announced can be found here which will include:Business contributions under the Job...

22 Oct 2020

Chambers 2021

The 2021 edition of Chambers and Partners has recently been launched.We are delighted to be able to confirm that John Gaunt & Partners have retained our position in the directory as a Band 1 Licensing firm.In addition we have 4 lawyers ran...

16 Oct 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - 3 Tier Regulations

Following the Prime Ministers on Monday 12th October, the accompanying regulations defining what is meant by Tier 1, 2 and 3 or Medium, High and Very High (as they are being variously described) have now been published.The regulations can be fou...

12 Oct 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - 3 Tier system announced

In a speech to the House of Commons this afternoon (Monday 12th October 2020), the Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed the three tiers (‘alert levels) of ‘Medium’, ‘High’ and ‘Very High’ which will segm...

09 Oct 2020

Covid 19 - Updated Guidance Regarding Soft Play/Indoor Play Areas

A further update was released on the 6th October under the heading “Working safely during coronavirus" which relates to the use of soft play or indoor play area in pubs and restaurants.Following through all the links in the guidance releas...