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Covid rules from 19th July: What has changed?

Covid rules from 19th July: What has changed?

As the news continues to report an increase in cases over a 3-month trend, the rise in cases is being driven by the Delta variant, which spreads faster than the previously most common Kent variant (now named Alpha). However, England has now lifted all legal...

FCA fines Lloyds Bank General Insurance £90m

FCA fines Lloyds Bank General Insurance £90m

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined LBGI (Lloyds Bank General Insurance Limited, St Andrew’s Insurance Plc, Lloyds Bank Insurance Services Limited and Halifax General Insurance Services Limited) £90,688,400 for failing to ensure that language contained...

Lockdown Restrictions Update – June 2021

Lockdown Restrictions Update – June 2021

With the end of national restrictions seemingly coming to an end, what has been discussed, what is changing, and what is the potential roadmap for lifting lockdown? The UK Government had hoped to "remove all legal limits on social contact" from 21 June, however, that...

Lockdown March 2021 – The 4 Step Plan Explained

Lockdown March 2021 – The 4 Step Plan Explained

Boris Johnson has announced a four-step plan that the government hopes will allow England to reopen safely. This process is projected to start on 8th March, and each of the four stages will last a minimum of five weeks. Here, we explain those 4 steps in detail.  ...

Brexit: Seven Things You Should Know

Brexit: Seven Things You Should Know

From 1st January, the free movement of people and goods and services between the UK and the EU has ended. This means significant differences to how people live, work and travel. Here’s 7 things that you should know.   Brexit: Seven things you should know  ...

Brexit & Driving after December 31st

Brexit & Driving after December 31st

Brexit and Driving in Europe after 31st December 2020   The UK transition arrangement with the EU ends at 23.00 hours on 31st December 2020 and in absence of an agreement to the contrary, free movement of vehicles within the EU will cease for UK drivers. This...

Potential Ramifications of a No-deal Brexit

Potential Ramifications of a No-deal Brexit

With everything that’s happened in 2020, it’s easy to forget the UK is coming up to the end of its transition period for leaving the EU. So, what are the potential ramifications of the UK leaving the EU with a no-deal on the 1st January 2021.   Potential...