New Arrangements for Businesses after Wednesday 2nd December

24th November 2020 / Posted by CRP Team
With the national lockdown restrictions changing from 2nd DecemberLondon Councils have recently published some useful updates around hospitality, opening hours and the cost of Covid:

London groups including BIDs, the GLA and London Councils are also calling for an end to the 10pm curfew for licenced premises. Boroughs have been asked to consider the implications of potential later opening hours with their business community in the run up to Christmas, including the licencing and community safety aspects. Additionally, the British Business Bank has published new analysis on the take up of the Covid-19 loans.

In terms of the Brexit transition, the Business Secretary has written to businesses and different sectors. The letter provides advice on what key actions businesses must take after the transition period ends on 31 December 2020.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has published his ten-point plan for creating a ‘green industrial revolution’ for 250,000 new jobs. The blueprint covers clean energy, transport, nature and innovative technologies and is backed by £12bn of government investment. Read the plan here.

Please have a look at CRP’s COVID-19 Support webpage for further information in relation to business, finance, transport and wellbeing.

New research by IPSE and Starling shows the drastic impact the pandemic has had on freelancers’ finances. Read the full report here.
Unused office space after coronavirus could cost London-based businesses almost £13 billion according to a new report by Space Three Two. Find out more here.