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10 Sep 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Scotland follow suit on restrictions to social gatherings.

In her daily address today (Thursday 10th September), the First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon announced that the number of people allowed to meet up in Scotland would be cut to 6 in an effort to curb Covid19 infection. The First Minister Nicola Sturge...

10 Sep 2020

Eat Out to Help Out - Data Published

Following the close of the popular ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ scheme at the end of August, HMRC has published data showing the number of registered restaurants, number of meals claimed for, total discount claimed and average discount claime...

10 Sep 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Changes to social gathering rules.

In his Downing Street address to the Nation yesterday, Prime Minister Johnson announced new ‘simplified’ restrictions on social gatherings in order to suppress a rise in Covid19 infections witnessed over recent weeks.The headline to ...

03 Sep 2020

Wedding reform - Consultation launched

Today the Law Commission has launched a consultation on wedding reform.Although the issues of how, where and when wedding ceremonies can take place have become acute during the Covid-19 pandemic, this project was commenced on the 1st July 2019 w...

12 Aug 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know – Face Covering Regulations

On the 24th July new Regulations came into force in England requiring members of the public to wear a face covering whilst entering or remaining in a relevant place (The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Wearing of Face Coverings in a Relevant Place...

11 Aug 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know – Guidance for small marriages and civil partnerships – Updated

Following a statement by the Prime Minister on 31st July, the guidance for small marriages and civil partnerships in England has been updated.On 17th July the Prime Minister has announced that small wedding receptions, for up to 30 people, could...