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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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Support the supply chain urges Bacta

Tomorrow, Parliament will be debating a Bill which could pave the way for significant rate reductions..

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Covid-19 update

Re-Opening for business – Having just completed the Summer round of Division Committee meetings, I…

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Game Payment LIVE at Brighton Palace Pier

Brighton Palace Pier is the first family entertainment centre to partner with Game Payment Technology..

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Bacta and Interel secure additional grants for Austin Leisure

Persistence has paid off for Louise Austin of Austin Leisure who has received a further £8,000 one-off..

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Investment, re-invention and a long term commitment to community

Steve Ambrose talks to Coinslot about the challenges facing the association’s..

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Bacta calls on Treasury to speed up process for VAT refunds

Bacta have written to the Financial Secretary,Jesse Norman, to complain about the ridiculous amount of time..

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bactaPortal (Staff) – link to re-watch the session

Designed to help introduce staff members to the bactaPortal. This will provide a step by step guide..

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Covid-19 Update

Covid-19 – Re-opening. With everyone now largely open, albeit with Social Distancing and Masks..

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Bacta creates Music Users Group

The association’s new Music Users’ Group will review all aspects of music use from supply to operation of…

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Bacta Re-Opening Guidance for FECs and AGCs in England- v6.1

Available for download, the updated Bacta Re-opening Guidance for FECs & AGCs in England v6.1, which..

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Bacta Self-Exclusion Webinars

As you will know bacta will be introducing in June an upgraded way to record self-exclusions, coupled..

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Bacta joins UKHospitality

Bacta, the trade association for the amusement machine industry, has joined UKHospitality, the body..

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Covid-19 STOP PRESS

The First Minister has just announced that Glasgow, alongside Moray will have to stay in Level 3 for another..

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Association wishes industry luck on reopening

Bacta CEO John White has issued a message of good luck and thanks to members and the wider industry..

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BACTA ANNOUNCES TWO NEW PORTAL WEBINARS

Bacta continues to support members with two further webinars, providing an overview of the features of…

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Covid-19 Update

Members will have seen news bulletins across Britain over the past few days confirming that..

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Covid-19 Update

I am sure all members will be busy preparing for re-opening on May 17th.  It’s been an incredibly tough..

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