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The Government has today introduced The Coronavirus Act 2020 which comes into effect immediately

25 March 2020

Here is a brief summary of the main provisions that touch on the licensed trade


Government issue further guidance on closure of non-essential businesses and premises

24 March 2020

Sanctions for premises who fail to comply


New Government rules on staying at home and away from others published today

23 March 2020

The rules were published following the Prime Minister’s speech this evening


Government passes New Health Protection Regulations to deal with Covid-19 closures

21 March 2020

New Health Protections Regulations came into force TODAY


Statutory Limits for Lottery Proceeds to be raised from 7 April 2020

20 March 2020

Total Proceeds permitted for Large Society Lotteries to raise to £5million per Lottery Draw


Government to relax planning rules to allow pubs and restaurants to operate as takeaways

18 March 2020

The government will allow all pubs and restaurants to provide hot food takeaways in response to the coronavirus outbreak

Late night levy

London Council pulls proposal to adopt the Late Night Levy

18 March 2020

The Late Night Levy will no longer be considered at the Full Council meeting this month


Coronavirus-related briefings

17 March 2020

First coronavirus-related briefing to aid operators

Anti-terror & crime

New proposed changes to Liverpool Licensing Policy on Knife Crime Deterrence approved

11 March 2020

The proposal was approved by the Licensing Committee and is set to go to Full Council next month


Online gambling operators reminded of deadline to register and integrate with national online self-exclusion scheme (GAMSTOP)

28 February 2020

National self-exclusion scheme mandatory requirement to take effect from 31st March 2020

Minimum unit pricing

Welsh Minimum Unit Pricing comes into force Monday 2 March 2020

27 February 2020

The cap of 50p applies to all licensed premises

Licensing hours

Consultation open for relaxation of hours to mark 75th anniversary of Victory over Japan (VJ) Day

25 February 2020

The celebrations fall on the evening of Saturday 15 August 2020

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