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Member Update – STOP PRESS

The Regulations (in England) requiring people to wear face masks in Shops has just been published…

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Member Update

Covid 19 – I am sure all members will be concerned about the emergence of a new Covid variant and..

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We must be allowed to innovate, urges Bacta president Greg Wood

Like presidents before him, Bacta’s Greg Wood believes a focus on player safety is the heart of the industry’s..

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Bacta reflects on successful SR Exchange and opening the door to a new portal

Bacta’s third SR Exchange proved “a huge success” on 10 November, with the online event attracting more..

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Member update

We held the final National Council of the year last week and our SR Exchange on Wednesday was a..

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Member update

Following the budget on Tuesday, we have been studying the Red Book as it is known (it’s red!) to see..

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Bacta welcomes Commission’s figures on problem gambling

The Gambling Commission has published its quarterly statistics on participation and problem gambling..

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Gambling Commission’s Tim Miller to address Bacta SR Exchange

Bacta is pleased to announce that Tim Miller, Executive Director at The Gambling Commission has agreed to..

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Member Update

I hope you enjoyed our latest Newsletter. I wanted to pick up on a few extra items via this Update..

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Bacta’s response to the death of Sir David Amess MP

Sir David Amess MP was one of the nicest people you could ever meet. Whatever your politics, he was…

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Bacta appoints Membership, SR and Compliance Manager

Bacta has made a key appointment by recruiting Russell Edge to the role of Membership, Social..

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Bacta lobbies hard during party conferences

Bacta’s political engagement has hit the accelerator with the Party Conference season. Present at..

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Response to release of the PHE Evidence Review of Gambling Related Harm

Today’s Public Health England report into the cost of gambling related..

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Bacta Reception Highlights Support Needed for Coast

Bacta hosted a reception during the Labour Party Conference in the wonderful surroundings of Brighton..

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Member Update

As you will be aware the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, last week reshuffled his Government..

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Seaside Selfie MP winner gifts family ‘fantastic day trip’

Last year’s winner of Bacta’s Seaside Selfie competition, Emma Lewell-Buck, MP for South Shields, chose a..

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DCMS Minister visits Game Nation

Minister of State for Digital and Culture, Caroline Dinenage MP visited the Game Nation..

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STOP PRESS – VAT RANK CASE

Members will be pleased to hear that the decision in the Rank Case concerning VAT payable..

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Cash on site makes AGCs a target for criminals

A recent rise in robberies at AGCs further underlines the need for the introduction of cashless payments..

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In memory of Dave Orton: Phil Silver pays tribute

Phil Silver was one of 50 mourners to travel to Derby in order pay their respects to the widely loved and..

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Member Update

Speaking with one of insurance broker members this week I thought I would pass on some intelligence he..

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Member Update

As restrictions are gradually relaxed across the four nations of the UK one or two questions about face..

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Southampton MP visits Game Nation

Royston Smith, Conservative MP for Itchen, visited the Game Nation High Street Gaming Centre in..

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Minister For Gambling John Whittingdale Visits Clacton with Bacta

The Rt Hon John Whittingdale OBE MP, Minister of State for Gambling at DCMS, spent several hours as..

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Bacta sends message of support for “strong summer of trading”

Bacta has marked ‘freedom day’ with a message to all members backing their efforts for a business boost..

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Bacta Music Users Group Agree Fee Rebate With PPL

Bacta’s recently formed Music Users Group has negotiated a valuable fee rebate from PPL for its members.

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Member Update

Gambling Minister, John Whittingdale, yesterday responded to an adjournment debate in the..

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Covid-19 Update

As the Countries of the UK prepare for the removal of nearly all Covid-19 related restrictions from Monday..

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Bacta’s response to yesterday’s statement by Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford

“Bacta anticipated that yesterday’s announcement by Mark Drakeford was unlikely to see all restrictions..”

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Covid-19 Update

First Minister, Mark Drakeford yesterday confirmed that the Country will move to alert level one on..

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Bacta’s response to today’s statement by Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, this afternoon confirmed further details about Scotland’s plans.

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Covid-19 Update

Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, yesterday confirmed that all legal covid-related restrictions will..

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Robert Goodwill MP Visits Scarborough Arcades

Bacta members James Corrigan and Lloyd Nichols played host to Robert Goodwill MP at their arcades..

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Covid-19 update

Covid-19 England – I am sure all of you will now be aware of the Government’s intention to remove…

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Bacta’s response to today’s PM statement

Following today’s statement from the Prime Minister on July 19 Freedom Day deregulation in..

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Covid-19 Update

There has been a lot of press discussion about the impact of people having to self-isolate when..

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Update – STOP PRESS

Linnewebber – You may recall we have been pressing Government on VAT reclaims.   Yesterday, at last..

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Too soon to reduce the furlough safety net says Bacta

Businesses across Britain will have to start making compulsory furlough contributions..

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Covid-19 update

There are two short items today. Firstly, you may have seen the new polymer ‘Alan Turing’ £50 note…

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Covid-19 Update

Covid-19 Scotland – As expected, First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, confirmed yesterday that the..

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Covid-19 Update – STOP PRESS

Members may have seen yesterday’s announcement that the Government has announced an extension..

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Covid-19 Update

The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, yesterday evening confirmed that the final step in the easing of lockdown..

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