Scotland

20 Jul 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - FCA's case against Insurers commences

As we have previously reported, the FCA have commenced Court action to clarify issues surrounding business interruption claims.The trial of the issues will get underway today (Monday 20th July) and is expected to last for 8 days, across two sess...

15 Jul 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - HMRC guidance on VAT reduction.

We have previously reported on the Chancellors announcement to cut VAT on food, accommodation and attractions.The Government has now published guidance, to help VAT registered businesses understand how the temporary reduction will be applied.T...

15 Jul 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Eat out, to help out - Opens for registrations

We have previously reported on the “Eat out, to help out” scheme.The scheme is now officially open and is accepting registrations. Once registered a business must wait for 7 days before submitting claims; once submitted the Governmen...

09 Jul 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - CPNI Guidance

The Government, through the ‘Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure’ (CPNI), has published advice, promoted by the SIA, to the security industry on how to remain safe when businesses begin to reopen and Covid19 remains in...

24 Jun 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Scotland - Hospitality reopening dates announced.

Nicola Sturgeon, the First Minister of Scotland, has announced new indicative dates for the remainder of the “Phase 2” and start of “Phase 3” route out of lockdown. The full route map (revised in light of today’s com...

23 Jun 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Scotland update their Road Map

We have previously reported on the Roadmap published by the Scottish Government to outline the route out of the Covid-19 restrictions.The current status of the epidemic in Scotland means that the changes in Phase 2 will be introduced in stages, ...