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17 Nov 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Insurance case moves to Supreme Court

We have previously reported on the progress of the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) Court action to resolve contractual uncertainty in business interruption (BI) insurance cover.On 15th September the FCA published news confirming the Co...

11 Nov 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Government extends takeaway service

This morning (11th November), the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government Robert Jenrick announced restaurants, pubs and cafes will get automatic freedoms to provide takeaway services for another year.The relaxation anno...

06 Nov 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Wales publish post 'Firebreak' Regulations.

The Regulations governing Wales re-opening on Monday following the “Firebreak” closure have now been published and passed by the Welsh Assembly. A link to the Regulations can be found here. If you wish to discuss any aspects of th...

04 Nov 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Lockdown 2 - The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) (No. 4) Regulations 2020

Following the Prime Minister’s address to the nation on Halloween, regulations were published late on Tuesday outlining the terms of the proposed lockdown which is due to commence at midnight, Thursday 5th November.The regulations will be ...

05 Oct 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - England - Examples of enforcement action.

Following the curfew imposed in England by the government recently in addition to the tighter restrictions on hospitality sector we are already hearing of instances of enforcement around the country.The Caterer reports that “A takeaway in ...

05 Oct 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - England: Judicial Review of Curfew

The law allows certain actions taken by government to be subject to scrutiny via a mechanism called judicial review.The process brings the issue before the courts to be considered and one of the questions it allows to be asked is can the governm...