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Licensing solicitors Poppleston Allen explain current Covid rules

29 December 2021

This legal Q & A, written by licensing solicitor Andy Grimsey, covers licensed premises including pubs and nightclubs and was…


New report launched by Poppleston Allen and Francis Taylor Building

23 September 2021

How COVID-19 changed the hospitality industry


Step 3 in England goes ahead as planned – regulations come into effect on 17th May

16 May 2021

The Government issues Step 3 regulations


May 17 reopening announcement

11 May 2021

What you need to know about Step 3 opening for the hospitality sector


Yesterday pubs opened and the nation’s media, inc the Guardian, Express & i News, turned to our licensing experts for comment

13 April 2021

We helped interpret the latest Government guidelines, providing much-needed clarity for licensees and customers alike


New regulations move England into Step 2 for reopening on Monday 12th and allow payment inside for pubs and bars

09 April 2021

The ‘Steps’ regulations are amended with a green light for payment indoors


New Regulations published detailing restrictions and relaxations from 29th March 2021 for England

22 March 2021

The Regulations set out a stepped approach to relaxing restrictions


COVID-19 road map announced

23 February 2021

Target of 21 June for all restrictions on the licensed sector to be lifted


High Court Judge finds arguable case that a meal is not necessary to serve alcohol under old Tier rules

10 February 2021

Permission granted to Night-Time Economy Adviser for Greater Manchester and two other residents for a legal challenge



06 January 2021

An overview for the licensed trade, and how we can help operators


England move to National Lockdown from Wednesday

05 January 2021

New Guidance and amendment to the Regulations come into effect from 00:01 on Wednesday for England


Q&As on Coronavirus Regulations and Compliance

18 December 2020

Q&As dealing with current issues relating to entertainment and requirements to check household/bubble status

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