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26 Mar 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020

On Saturday we reported the introduction of the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Business Closure) (England) Regulations 2020  (‘Business Closure Regulations’)This afternoon, following the introduction of the Coronavirus Act 2020...

26 Mar 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Coronavirus Act 2020

Late last night Parliament passed into law the Coronavirus Act 2020, before shutting down until 21st April.As with all legislation Explanatory notes accompany the Act.In respect of the leisure and hospitality industry s.52 and Schedule 2 of th...

25 Mar 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Scottish Government issue advice

On Wednesday 25th March, the Scottish Government issued guidance for leisure and retail businesses who are subject to closure.  This follows closely advice already published by the UK Government.  First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, s...

25 Mar 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Remote licensing hearings are lawful

For many the swift advance of the Covid19 outbreak and Government response has caught them unawares and created unexpected issues.One such issue was the impact of the ‘Lockdown’ on applications running prior to the stringent measure ...

25 Mar 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Government issues further guidance for businesses and premises.

In this fast evolving situation we have received many enquiries from clients old and new regarding what appears to be changing advice.A particular point of concern relates to the provision of off-sale services from cafes, restaurants and pubs.&n...

23 Mar 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Scottish Closures

As previously reported the Westminster Government introduced emergency measures on Saturday afternoon which compelled a number of classes of premises to close immediately, including pubs.These regulations only apply in England as the legislation...