Details of legislation and government decisions that affect the operation of your business, plus advice to help you avoid falling foul of the law.

Wales extends lease forfeiture moratorium as calls continue to grow for permanent solution to the rent debt.

Wales extends lease forfeiture moratorium

By James McAllister

The Welsh Government has extended the lease forfeiture moratorium until the end of June, as calls continue to grow for a permanent solution to the hospitality sector's growing rent debt.

Government increases State Aid cap from £3m to £10.9m

Government increases State Aid cap

By James McAllister

The State Aid cap has been increased to more than £10m, giving larger hospitality businesses greater access to Government-backed grant schemes.

Furlough scheme extended until end of September with contributions from employers from July Budget 2021 hospitality

Sunak extends furlough beyond summer

By James McAllister

Chancellor Rishi Sunak will extend the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (JRS) until the end of September in his Budget today (3 March).

Sacha Lord to legally challenge hospitality reopening date after forcing Government to scrap substantial meal rule

Sacha Lord to challenge hospitality reopening date

By James McAllister

Greater Manchester's night time economy advisor Sacha Lord is to challenge the Government's decision to not allow hospitality to reopen for indoor service until five weeks after non-essential retail unlocks.

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