Licensing

30 Nov 2020

Government publish guidance for the Christmas Period

The Government have now published guidance on the Christmas period and ‘Coronavirus (COVID-19)’.The document is wide ranging and covers a number of topics and scenarios and can be found here: "Guidance for the Christmas Period".Cla...

17 Nov 2020

Newsflash: Scotland to introduce toughest Covid restrictions in 11 Council areas this Friday 20th November 2020

The first minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon has announced “Level four” rules in 11 council areas from this Friday (20th November 2020) as follows:Five of the six councils within the Greater Glasgow and Clyde health board area, w...

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...

06 Nov 2020

Impact On Pub Code Of National Lockdown

The second lockdown impacts on many areas including the rights of tied tenants under the pub code.  A declaration in identical terms and with the same effect as that entered into as agreed by the pub-owning businesses ('POBs') between March a...

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 ...