The Government has confirmed the HFSS legislation, which will see restrictions on promotions and offers for certain foods, will be delayed until October 2023.
With fireworks night and New Year’s Eve soon to be upon us, it is important for the safety of both customers and staff that fireworks are correctly handled and stored.
Almost 20,000 NI firms are eligible for the support with the money expected to be paid in April.
Legislation will be brought forward this month to allow payments to be processed.
Finance Minister Conor Murphy said the grants will provide a lifeline for businesses.
“This package of support will help businesses and safeguard jobs through the period ahead as we emerge from the current restrictions,” he explained.
We are pleased to inform members that the proposed changes to handling packages containing weapons such as knives and other bladed items have been delayed by the Home Office.
New regulations that come into effect from October 1 2021 will impact on retailers who prepare food on the premises for sale which is pre-packed for customers.