COVID-19: Welsh Government update

Hospitality businesses in Wales will have to close at 10pm, as new measures are introduced in Wales to prevent a fresh coronavirus crisis.

Hospitality businesses will have to provide table service only from Thursday 24 September 2020 and all off-licences, including supermarkets, will have to stop selling alcohol at 10pm.

The new measures are part of a package of co-ordinated actions to control the spread of coronavirus, which are being introduced across the UK. They will come into force in Wales at 6pm on Thursday, 24 September 2020.  

To help further prevent the spread of coronavirus, the First Minister also announced:

  • a new £500 payment to support people on low incomes who are asked to self-isolate if they have coronavirus
  • strengthened regulations to ensure employers support people who need to self-isolate

For further information please visit the GOV.Wales website:

The Chancellor Rishi Sunak has also outlined additional government support to provide certainty to businesses and workers impacted by coronavirus across the UK, announcing:

  • tax cuts and deferrals
  • flexibility for businesses to pay back loans
  • a new job support scheme

For further details please visit the website.

Take a look at the Business Wales Covid-19 support for business pages to find out what advice and support is available to businesses in Wales.

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