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The Coronavirus Act 2020 (Commencement No. 2) Regulations 2020

These Regulations bring section 15 of, and Part 1 of Schedule 12 to the Coronavirus Act 2020 (“the Act”) into force...

Tuesday, 31 March 2020 21:29

Chancellor waives duties and VAT on vital medical imports

The Chancellor has waived import taxes on medical equipment crucial to the fight against coronavirus – reducing red tape...

Tuesday, 31 March 2020 20:15

First new ventilators to roll off production line this weekend as industry answers call to step up manufacturing

The first devices from the Government’s ventilator challenge will roll off the production line this weekend, ahead of delivery to the NHS next week...

Tuesday, 31 March 2020 19:09

Updated guidance on closure of educational settings: information for parents and carers

Information for parents and carers of children at registered childcare providers (including nurseries and childminders), primary and secondary schools...

Tuesday, 31 March 2020 18:37

Guidance - What works in schools and colleges to increase physical activity

Public Health England has published a report that summarising evidence of what works in schools and colleges to promote levels of activity...

Tuesday, 31 March 2020 18:32

Michael Gove's speech at today's coronavirus press conference

Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Michael Gove opens the daily coronavirus press conference...

Tuesday, 31 March 2020 18:27

Minister announces temporary change to carrier bag law in Northern Ireland to aid fight against Covid-19

Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Minister Edwin Poots has announced a temporary change to carrier bag regulations...

Tuesday, 31 March 2020 17:44

Government statement on support for disabled people through the coronavirus outbreak

Joint statement from Justin Tomlinson MP, Helen Whately MP and Vicky Ford MP outlining how the government plans to support disabled people...

Tuesday, 31 March 2020 17:12

MHRA approves new life-saving breathing aid to help keep coronavirus (COVID-19) patients out of intensive care

The MHRA has provided regulatory guidance to a team of University College London (UCL) and Mercedes Formula One engineers and clinicians...

Tuesday, 31 March 2020 17:10

Planned £1.60 sick pay rise "a joke" says GMB

The Coronavirus crisis has shone a light on the inadequacy of Statutory Sick Pay says GMB Union...

Tuesday, 31 March 2020 16:34