Hybrid working in Scotland to be encouraged

The Scottish Government has advised businesses that they can prepare to resume hybrid working from Monday 31 January, in order to enable people to have a flexible return to working…

PM’s statement heralds removal of restrictions in England

  • Work from home request ends immediately
  • No more mandated face masks
  • Mandatory Covid certification to go on 27 January
  • Self-isolation regulations to end

Boris Johnson’s statement to the House…

PM’s statement heralds removal of restrictions in England (1)

  • Work from home request ends
  • No more mandated face masks
  • Self-isolation regulations to end
  • Mandatory Covid certification to end

Boris Johnson’s statement to the House of Commons on 19…

Wales to ease restrictions over next three weeks

The First Minister has confirmed that there will be a four-stage process to easing restrictions in the region, depending on cases remaining low:

  • Saturday 15 January: numbers allowed to attend…

Questions to Government regarding support for SMEs and the hospitality sector

Answered on Tuesday 11 January 2022 by HM Treasury

Fleur Anderson MP: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of state…

Self-isolation cut to seven days in England

As coronavirus cases surge and businesses struggle to cope with the effects of staff shortages caused by the virus, self-isolation guidance is changing to help minimise disruption.

Instead of having…

STOP PRESS: Support for hospitality and leisure industries

The Government has announced a £1bn fund to support hospitality and leisure businesses. This fund comprises:

  • £683 million for grants for hospitality and leisure businesses in England comprising one-off grants…

Covid pass now mandatory in certain venues

From Wednesday 15 December an NHS Covid Pass became mandatory for entry into nightclubs, and venues where large crowds gather, including unseated indoor venues with more than 500 people.


Driving licence changes now in force – no B+E requirement

The Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (Amendment) (No. 5) Regulations 2021 came into force on Thursday 16 December 2021, after the Regulations were rushed through before Parliament goes into recess.


Further measures and support In Scotland

The First Minister has announced that, from midnight on Friday 17 December, new measures will be introduced to stem the flow of transmission, keep businesses and services open, and protect…