Enforcement

06 May 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Closing certain businesses and venues in England (Guidance)

On 1st May the Government updated their guidance regarding the closure of certain businesses and venues in England.Some of the updates to the guidance include:Clarification that room service in hotels and accommodation is permitted.Ciropra...

05 May 2020

New smoking laws coming into effect on 20th May 2020.

From the 20th May 2020 new further parts of the Tobacco Products Directive (2014/40/EU) will come into force impacting the UK market.From 20th May, cigarettes and roll your own tobacco products with more than a 3% market share may no longer have...

24 Apr 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Slavery and human trafficking in supply chains: guidance for businesses

Under section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015, certain businesses are required to publish an annual modern slavery statement setting out the steps they have taken to identify and address their modern slavery risks.During the coronavirus pandem...

23 Apr 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Revised regulations published

On Wednesday (22nd April) updated regulations came into force, the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2020/447, which updated / clarified / corrected the earlier regulations 2020/350 on which we have ea...

22 Apr 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Institute of Licensing Guidance

The Institute of Licensing (IoL), the professional body for licensing practitioners across the UK, has issued a  'Protocol for Licence Applications & Hearings under the Licensing Act 2003 During the COVID-19 Pandemic' as all parities atte...

15 Apr 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - LGA Advice

Just before the Easter weekend the Local Government Association (LGA), published a useful note providing a summary of issues councils’ licensing teams and others have raised with the LGA and outlines how these could be managed based on a set...