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14 Apr 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

We have previously reported guidance issued by the Government regarding the  Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.  On Thursday 9th April, the Government updated their guidance providing new information on eligibility and pension contributio...

08 Apr 2020

Covid19 - What you need to know - Letter from Kit Malthouse MP

Today Kit Malthouse MP, Minster of State for Crime & Policing, has emailed all Licensing Committees in England & Wales.A copy of the letter can be found here.The Minister urges  licensing hearing to be progressed wherever possible...

08 Apr 2020

Covid19 - What you need to know - Local Authority Business Support

Many Local Authorities have now created pages on their websites outlining the range of business support on offer locally and via the national Governments. We have scoured the net and put together a central directory for businesses looking f...

07 Apr 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Destroying spoilt beer during coronavirus (COVID-19)

In normal circumstances, the destruction of beer must be supervised by a responsible person from the brewery. However, due to social distancing requirements arising from the current outbreak of Coronavirus, this is currently difficult for brewers ...

07 Apr 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Letter from MHCLG to Local Authorities

On Monday (6th April) Paul Roswell (Head of the Governance Reform and Democracy Unit at Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government) wrote to the Chief Executives of Local Authorities in England explaining two sets of regulations made un...

27 Mar 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - FSA publishes guidance for food businesses on coronavirus (COVID-19)

On Thursday, the FSA has published guidance to assist food businesses in responding to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.The advice covers a range of useful topics including social distancing and how to maintain this in specific food businesse...