All news articles for June 2021

Online case: licensing hearings are likely to be virtual at present (image: Getty/anyaberkut)

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Remote Licensing Hearings – A Virtual Reality

By Poppleston Allen

In a year when everything was different, one thing that turned remarkably quickly were the wheels of justice in establishing remote hearings and meetings.

Government announcement: the business rates holiday was first announced last year, as the pandemic began to hit (image: Getty/pcess609)

Business rates holiday ending

By Nikkie Thatcher

Full business rates will return this week (from Thursday 1 July) after a 15-month exemption period amid the pandemic.

Nightclub pilots: the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) published conclusions from Events Research Programme pilot events held this spring (image: Getty/master1305)

10 coronavirus cases linked to clubbing pilots

By Emily Hawkins

Nightlife bosses have said the sector has been “marginalised” after a long awaited Government report found just 10 coronavirus cases associated with clubbing pilots.

City economies: night time economy adviser for Bristol, Carly Heath, night czar for London, Amy Lamé and night time economy adviser for Greater Manchester, Sacha Lord, wrote to Rishi Sunak together. (image: Alena Kravchenko / Getty)

Cities’ night czars call for more support

By Emily Hawkins

Night-time economy advisers in Bristol, London and Greater Manchester have written to the Chancellor urging for more support in an “unprecedented period of restrictions.”