Industry News

10 Aug 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know – Scotland - Events sector guidance published.

The Scottish Government has published guidance aimed primarily at the organiser of events.To help organisers decide which actions to take, the Scottish Government expects them to carry out an appropriate COVID-19 risk assessment, just as you wou...

10 Aug 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Scotland - Collection of customer data to be give 'statutory footing'

During her regular Covid 19 briefing the Scottish First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, announced that the collection of customer data, already a requirement in published guidance will now be given a ‘statutory footing’. Collection of such ...

10 Aug 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know – Pubs and restaurants reopen in Wales.

From 3rd August pubs, cafes and restaurants in Wales are able to serve people indoors.The further relaxation of lockdown restrictions which came into effect from 3rd August included:groups of up to 30 people can meet outdoorschildren under...

03 Aug 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - New guidance for temporary off-sales.

The Government have today (Monday 3rd August) published new guidance relating to the alcohol licensing provisions in the Business and Planning Act 2020.The provisions in the Act temporarily modify the Licensing Act 2003 to provide an automatic e...

23 Jul 2020

What you need to know - Business and Planning Act (aka Pavement Cafe Act)

We have previously reported on the progress of the Planning and Business Bill through Parliament.The Business and Planning Bill 2019-21 has received Royal Assent today (Wednesday 22nd July 2020) and its provisions come into effect immediately unde...

20 Jul 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Business and Planning Bill (aka Pavement Cafe Bill)

We have previously reported on the progress of the Planning and Business Bill through Parliament.The Bill has now reached the report stage in the House of Lords which gives all members of the Lords a further opportunity to examine and make amend...