England & Wales

26 Nov 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - New tiers announced for England

The Government have now published a full list of the regions in England and their respective tiers from Wednesday 2nd December.A link to the full list can be found here. Only the Isle of Wight, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly are deemed to be &lsqu...

12 Nov 2020

England - Extra Bank Holiday Annoucement

Although some time away it has been announced that an additional Bank Holiday will take place in 2022 to mark the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.The queen will have reigned for 70 years on 6 February 2022 but plans are in place to stage a series of ev...

11 Nov 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Government extends takeaway service

This morning (11th November), the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government Robert Jenrick announced restaurants, pubs and cafes will get automatic freedoms to provide takeaway services for another year.The relaxation anno...

06 Nov 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Wales publish post 'Firebreak' Regulations.

The Regulations governing Wales re-opening on Monday following the “Firebreak” closure have now been published and passed by the Welsh Assembly. A link to the Regulations can be found here. If you wish to discuss any aspects of th...

05 Nov 2020

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) make arrests over alleged “Eat Out to Help Out” Fraud

It has been reported that the HMRC have made their first arrests on suspicion of fraud linked to the Eat Out to Help Out discount scheme.Three arrests were made in  London on Tuesday,  upon suspicion of cheating the public revenue and ...

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 ...