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Retail, Food & Hospitality Regulatory Update W/E 20th September

21 September 2020
Retail, Food & Hospitality Regulatory Update W/E 20th September. COVID-19 government guidance and announcements this week.

Important Updates

COVID-19 government guidance and announcements this week:

  • Cabinet Office - Updated social distancing rules. View >
  • Department for Business - Requirement for hospitality, close contact services and leisure venues to enforce ‘rule of 6’, display NHS QR code, posters and keep contact information – in force 24 September. View > View > View >
  • Department of Health and Social Care – Update information on local restrictions in North East England, Wolverhampton, Bolton, Oadby and Wigston. View > View > View > View > View >
  • Department for Transport – Publish updated travel corridors list for England exempting Thailand and Singapore from quarantine. View > View >
  • Welsh Government – Mandate 2m distancing and mask wearing in shops. View >
  • Other – UK Hospitality has issued a press release following a High Court ruling supporting the potential applicability of business continuity insurance. View >

New research exposes the sugar content and misleading health claims for ‘healthy fruit snacks’: Food group Sustain has published research which reveals that so-called ‘Healthy’ fruit snacks for children can contain nearly as much as 5 teaspoons of sugars per serving. The group is also calling for a ban on the use of claims such as ‘1 of your 5 a day’, ‘Naturally occurring sugars’ or ‘Made from real fruit’. View >


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