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24 Jun 2020

Covid 19 - Re-opening of pubs and restaurants in England - Government guidance issued

The Government have issued the follow up Guidance promised when the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson announced pubs and restaurants and certain other premises in England can re-open from 4th July.Here is a link to the Guidance document which is 43 ...

22 Jun 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Halt to business evictions

The Government has announced:It will extend measures to prevent high street businesses facing eviction over summer.A new code to provide support to shops and local firms planning their future recovery with their landlord.The UK governmen...

16 Jun 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - How firm is 4th July?

On Monday the Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab, reiterated that a further easing of restrictions, including the potential reopening of bars, pubs and restaurants, is to take place on July 4 "at the earliest", adding that it has "got to be done in a...

15 Jun 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Wearing of Face Coverings on Public Transport

The Government has now published new regulations effecting those who use public transport.The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Wearing of Face Coverings on Public Transport) (England) Regulations 2020 came into force on Monday 15th June 2020, whi...

03 Jun 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Pressure builds on 2m social distancing rule

It has been widely reported that Greg Clark, the chairman of the Commons Science and Technology Committee, has written to the Prime Minister asking that he "urgently review" the social distancing rule.The MP’s concerns are that if the 2m r...

03 Jun 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - FCA provide update on business interruption claims

We have previously reported on the FCA’s proposed Court action to clarify issues surrounding business interruption claims.As readers will be aware many businesses’ claims arising from closures associated with the pandemic have been r...