Licensing

22 Sep 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Prime Minister's Statement Tuesday 22nd Septembe 2020

In a statement to the House of Commons at lunchtime, the Prime Minister has announced a number of new restriction for England. The hope of the Government is that “a stitch in time will save nine”.Despite previous statements to...

22 Sep 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - 10pm curfew expected for hospitality businesses in England.

As widely reported across the media this morning the Prime Minister is expected to announce today further measures impacting the hospitality industry.A 10pm curfew is being briefed to journalists and the Prime Minister will confirm his plans bef...

21 Sep 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - new obligations on Hospitality Industry come into force.

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Obligations of Hospitality Undertakings) (England) Regulations 2020 came into force on Friday (19th September 2020).The regulations impose restrictions on specified premise until 18th September ...

21 Sep 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Regulations regarding the collection of customer details published.

On Thursday (17th September 2020) new regulations were introduced which will impact a number businesses, including licensed premises.The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Collection of Contact Details etc and Related Requirements) Regulations 2020...

03 Sep 2020

Wedding reform - Consultation launched

Today the Law Commission has launched a consultation on wedding reform.Although the issues of how, where and when wedding ceremonies can take place have become acute during the Covid-19 pandemic, this project was commenced on the 1st July 2019 w...

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...