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  • The State Funeral of HM Queen Elizabeth II will be a National Bank Holiday

    It has now been confirmed that the state funeral of HM Queen Elizabeth II will be on Monday 19th September 2022, which will also be a national bank holiday. The government have advised that this will allow individuals, businesses and other organisations to pay their respects to Her Majesty and commemorate her reign, while marking […]

  • Time to take stock and review your marketing plans for 2022

    As we entered 2022 there was a renewed sense of optimism. The worst of covid appeared to be behind us, Omicron didn’t pose the threat which was first feared & the vaccination programme was well established. Consumers and businesses were eagerly looking ahead to making up for the time they’d lost during the pandemic, and […]

  • Employers and Living with Covid

    The 1st of April 2022 saw Covid guidance ending and some major changes to how we as a society live with covid being implemented. Asymptomatic testing has been abolished altogether for most of the population and with free lateral flows also stopping from 1st April 2022, this will mean that there are more people than […]

  • The Pandemic and the Law – Inching Toward Clarity?

    There is no doubt that the Package Travel Regulations 2018 (PTRs) were not written with a Pandemic in mind. But despite that, the PTRs are the law which regulates the travel industry, who with their  legal advisers have had to do their best to interpret how the PTRs apply in a raft of situations for […]

  • ABTOT Associate WHA Spring Statement Summary

    The Chancellor’s Spring Statement was delivered amidst dire social and economic circumstances. Living costs continue to increase at an alarming rate; the levels of inflation escalating to the highest in 30 years within an economy struggling to find its feet after the Coronavirus pandemic. Events played out on an international level will also have consequences […]