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17 Feb 2021

Pavement Licences - City of London Corporation

As we await the promised announcement from the government on 22nd February which it is hoped will update us on when and how Lockdown will be eased, there has been an interesting announcement from City of London Corporation around the use of extern...

11 Feb 2021

Covid 19 - Booking and staying in a quarantine hotel when arriving from Abroad in England

The Government has issued details of the process for booking a place in a quarantine hotel for people traveling from abroad to England who have visited or passed through a country where travel to the UK is banned in the 10 days before their arriva...

04 Feb 2021

Covid 19 – Scottish Funding for Brewers

This week, the Scottish Government provided additional funding to support Brewers in view of the challenges which have been experienced by the sector. This was twinned with support for Travel Agents and Indoor Football centres.Eligible businesse...

03 Feb 2021

Gambling - Gambling Commission announces package of changes

Following a consultation last Summer, the Gambling Commission have announced a range of new measures Operators will need to implement aimed at protecting players further.The changes are designed to make online casino games less intensive, safer ...

03 Feb 2021

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Prison sentence for Covid breaches (Peabody Trust v Offomah)

It is thought that the civil case of Peabody Trust v Offomah may be the first custodial sentence issued for Covid breaches.By way of background, in April 2020 the Defendant was subjected to a civil injunction, “which provided for the stand...

02 Feb 2021

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Extension of period for grant payments

On the 1st February the Guidance issued to Local Authorities relating to applications for Grants was update to confirm the period for applications to be submitted had been extended to the 28th February 2021.This covers:-Local Restrictions Su...