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  • Manchester moved into Tier three
    Prime minister Boris Johnson has announced that Manchester will be placed into Tier 3 Covid-19 restrictions, after talks between mayor Andy Burnham and the UK government collapsed.  As a result of being placed under Tier 3, pubs and restaurants must close unless they are supplying substantial meals and outside household mixing is forbidden.  Johnson said […]
    Patrick O'Donnell
  • Footfall continues decline following tiered restrictions
    Footfall fell by 3.1% across all retail destinations last week from the week before, following tiered restrictions being introduced across the UK. According to the latest figures from Springboard, footfall saw largely similar rates of decline in all three destination types, with footfall down by 2.8% in high streets, 3% in retail parks and 3.5% […]
    Heather Sandlin
  • Watches of Switzerland names Ian Carter as chair
    Watches of Switzerland has appointed Ian Carter as non-executive chairman of its board, with effect from 1 November. Carter brings 30 years of international and retail experience to the group and, most recently, has been CEO of Hilton International since 2005. He has also served on a number of boards in the UK and the […]
    Patrick O'Donnell
  • Wales announces ‘firebreak’ lockdown
    The Welsh government has announced a two-week “firebreak” national lockdown, which will force business closures across the country from 23 October at 6pm until Monday 9 November.  According to BBC News, first minister Mark Drakeford said the “time-limited firebreak” will be “a short, sharp, shock to turn back the clock, slow down the virus and […]
    Patrick O'Donnell
  • Seized luxury timepieces to be auctioned by John Pye
    More than half a million pounds worth of seized luxury assets, including timepieces from Patek Philippe, Rolex, and Omega, are now on the market through auction house John Pye. The auction house is managing the sale of high value assets on behalf of proceeds of crime government enforcement and asset seizure, in a bid to […]
    Heather Sandlin