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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...

30 Apr 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Approaches to Reopening

We have recently published articles regarding roadmaps to the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions in Scotland and Wales; We thought you may like to know of how some other Jurisdiction are being reported as approaching the issue.IowaIowa, the US s...

24 Apr 2020

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

The Local Authorities (Coronavirus) (Meetings) (Wales) Regulations 2020 came into force on 22nd April 2020.  The principle purpose of the regulations is to make provision in relation to local authority meetings, and the publication of and acc...

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 - BEIS launch Support Finder Tool

We have previously provided signposts to government support to effect business through our news articles.  The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has now launched a support finder tool to help businesses and self-e...

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...