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28 Jan 2021

Covid 19 – Eat Out To Help Out Statistics

The Government have released official statistics in relation to the Eat Out to Help Out scheme from 2020 showing geographic breakdown and a commentary on the extent of its use as we sit in Lockdown 3 and no possibility of hospitality re-opening un...

19 Jan 2021

Supreme Court Ruling On Business Interruption Insurance

The question on so many Operators’ lips at the moment is will I benefit from the Supreme Court Judgment arising from the Financial Conduct Authorities Business Interruption Test Case.The decision provides clarity but the points addressed b...

18 Jan 2021

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Scotland Increase Restrictions

The Scottish Government has further strengthened restrictions in Scotland in order to stem the increase in Covid Infections.In a statement announcing the new restrictions the First Minister stated:“The situation we face in relation to th...

15 Jan 2021

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Supreme Court Orders Insurance payouts

We have previously reported on the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) Court action to resolve contractual uncertainty in business interruption (BI) insurance cover.Following representations to the Supreme Court in November 2020, the Supre...

15 Jan 2021

Gambling Act Review

On 8th December 2020, the Government published their response to the House of Lords Gambling Industry Committee Report: Social and Economic Impact of the Gambling Industry.They also announced on the same day the Department of Digital, Culture, M...

12 Jan 2021

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Impact On Pub Code Of National Lockdown #3

As with previous lockdowns a declaration, in identical terms and with the same effect as that entered into as agreed by the pub-owning businesses ('POBs') between March and June 2020 and 5th November to 2nd December has been issued.The declarati...