New powers to close Birmingham businesses flouting coronavirus rules

New powers to close Birmingham businesses flouting coronavirus rules

The move which starts today comes less than a week after the city was placed on a government watchlist

New powers have come into force today which allow Birmingham City Council to close down businesses such as bar and restaurants which are not complying with coronavirus restrictions.

How QR codes are finally enabling innovation in 2020

How QR codes are finally enabling innovation in 2020

QR codes, once believed to be a long-dead relic of the early 2010s, have found a new lease of life in the coronavirus pandemic. How are they being used for innovation in 2020, and could they stand a better chance of succeeding this time?