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Retail, Food & Hospitality Regulatory Update W/E 4th October

05 October 2020

Retail, Food & Hospitality Regulatory Update W/E 4th October. COVID-19 government guidance and announcements this week.

Important Updates 

COVID-19 government guidance and announcements this week:

The British Beer and Pubs Association has published research on the potential financial impact of Covid-19 restrictions on the sector. View >

Consultation on increased powers for the Small Business Commissioner to tackle late payment: The Department for Business is seeking views on whether the Commissioner should be given powers to activate enforcement mechanisms against:

  • businesses who do not comply with information requests.
  • businesses who are found to have poor or unfair payment practices towards small businesses.

The consultation also seeks views on extending the Commissioner’s scope to allow him consideration of complaints by small businesses about other small businesses. Responses are required by 24 December. View > View > BCC >

 

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