Industry News

19 Jul 2021

Consultation | Approved sale mechanism for the sale of National Lottery products

As previously reported, the age limit for playing the National Lottery (and other lottery products) will rise on 18th October (2021) from sixteen to eighteen.The Government have now launched a consultation regarding the mechanism for selling the...

12 Jul 2021

Step Four Confirmed for 19th July 2021

In an address to the Country this evening the Prime Minister confirmed that step four in the government’s road map will be taken on 19th July.As previously reported the current social distancing restrictions will fall away when the Health ...

12 Jul 2021

Changes in Scottish Policy

The Scottish Government is advising operators who took advantage of a ‘relaxation’ in planning and building rules for outdoor areas to apply for consent as the ‘grace period’ ends in September 2021. The measures introduced ...

09 Jul 2021

UK’s Economy Rises and UK HGV Driver Shortage

The UK’s economy experienced a growth of 0.8% in May as the Covid-19 restrictions preventing pubs and restaurants serving customers indoors, was lifted. Whilst this level of growth was at a slower rate than the previous month, pubs and resta...

09 Jul 2021

The Licensing Act 2003 (2020 UEFA European Championship Licensing Hours) Regulations

As we reported on Tuesday, the Government have moved forward with Regulations to extend licensing hours (where needed) for pubs and clubs in England and Wales on Sundays evening to 11:15pm to mark the Occasion of the UEFA European Championship Fin...

07 Jul 2021

Covid 19 - Arts Council | Culture Recovery Fund: Grants Second Round

From midday on 12th July 2021 applications for a grants of between £25,000 to £3,000,000 can be made to the Culture Recovery Fund being administered by the Arts Fund.This fund has been put in place to “provide emergency funding...