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11 Feb 2021

Gambling - Consultation | Funding of Gambling Commission.

In addition to the ongoing Review of the Gambling Act 2005, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has launched a consultation into the funding of the Gambling Commission.The consultation, which will run until 25 March 2021,...

05 Feb 2021

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Roadmap to reopening be announced on 22nd February

The Government has indicated that the Prime Minister will set out a date for when pubs and restaurants can reopen when he announces the plan for ending lockdown in a speech on Monday, 22nd February.Reports in the media including by Propel state ...

04 Feb 2021

Covid 19 – Scottish Funding for Brewers

This week, the Scottish Government provided additional funding to support Brewers in view of the challenges which have been experienced by the sector. This was twinned with support for Travel Agents and Indoor Football centres.Eligible businesse...

03 Feb 2021

Gambling - Gambling Commission announces package of changes

Following a consultation last Summer, the Gambling Commission have announced a range of new measures Operators will need to implement aimed at protecting players further.The changes are designed to make online casino games less intensive, safer ...

03 Feb 2021

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Prison sentence for Covid breaches (Peabody Trust v Offomah)

It is thought that the civil case of Peabody Trust v Offomah may be the first custodial sentence issued for Covid breaches.By way of background, in April 2020 the Defendant was subjected to a civil injunction, “which provided for the stand...

02 Feb 2021

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Extension of period for grant payments

On the 1st February the Guidance issued to Local Authorities relating to applications for Grants was update to confirm the period for applications to be submitted had been extended to the 28th February 2021.This covers:-Local Restrictions Su...