Covid-19 Update

29th October 2020

 

Dear Member

COVID-19 UPDATE

England – Details of the Nottingham and surrounding area (Ashfield, Bassetlaw, Broxtowe, Gedling, Mansfield, Newark and Sherwood, Nottingham and Rushcliffe).  The restrictions come into effect after midnight tonight (not today as I said yesterday – they shifted back a day earlier in the week. Apologies).  The restrictions are far more extensive than in other Tier 3 areas and include for the first time amusement arcades (FECs) as well as Adult Gaming Centres.  Details can be found here:

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/local-covid-alert-level-update-for-nottinghamshire?utm_source=61bfa134-39e1-4d9c-abf1-8e620c7bd691&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate

Scotland – Each of Scotland’s 32 local authorities have today been allocated to one of the new Scottish Government’s five levels of restrictions.  Anything at level 3 and above will require members’ amusement arcades to close and pubs will only be able to open without serving alcohol up until 6.00 p.m.  As expected the Central Belt and a wider part of the country has been placed in Tier 3.   

These new levels come into force at 06.00 on Monday 2nd November.  A full list can be found below:-

SG-Tier-levels.docx (33 downloads)

 

SURVEY OF BACTA MEMBERS

It is very important that we have good evidence to support our lobbying efforts and I would therefore be grateful if every member could take five minutes to respond by return to the following questions as best you can and which will update the information you all kindly provided a month or so ago.  I aggregate these to give an industry figure.

My business is AGC/FEC/SINGLE SITE OPERATOR/MANUFACTURER DISTRIBUTOR…..

I AM LOCATED IN ENGLAND/SCOTLAND/WALES…..

PERCENTAGE DROP IN INCOME YEAR ON YEAR FOR YOUR BUSINESS DUE TO COVID RESTRICTIONS CURRENTLY IN PLACE …………

EXPECTED PERCENTAGE IMPACT ON YOUR YEAR-END PROFIT VERSUS LAST FINANCIAL YEAR………..

PERCENTAGE OF YOUR WORKFORCE YOU HAVE OR WILL MAKE REDUNDANT………

 

With thanks and kind regards,

John

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