England & Wales

12 Feb 2019

London Borough of Redbridge to consider consultation on the introduction of Late Night Levy

It has been reported that the London Borough of Redbridge is to consider opening a consultation on the introduction of a Late Night Levy.The proposal is to be put to the Licensing Committee in a meeting at 630pm on the 13th February 2019 at the ...

04 Feb 2019

Be aware - British Summer Time starts at 1am Sunday 31 March 2018

British Summer Time (or as it may be more properly called Daylight Saving Time) starts at 1am Sunday 31 March 2018. This means that at 1am on that Sunday, the time becomes 2am.Unless you have a specific provision on your licence to cover th...

31 Jan 2019

London Night-Time Commission reports findings

The London Night Time Commission has published its report into the use of the City between 6pm and 6am. A number of key recommendations are set out to the Mayor of London, to consider in the shaping of any future policy for the Capital;...

28 Dec 2018

Consultation on the proposal to extend the single-use carrier bag charge to all retailers and to increase the minimum charge to 10p

From October 2015 onwards, the Single Use Carrier Bags Charges (England) Order 2015 required retailers with over 250 employees to:charge a minimum for 5p for supply of single use carrier bags to customers for collections and deliveries; andp...

19 Dec 2018

New licensing application forms - Licensing Act 2003 (Personal and Premises Licences) (Forms) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

The Licensing Act 2003 (Personal and Premises Licences) (Forms) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 were laid before Parliament yesterday and will come into effect on 28 January 2019.The Regulations update the following application forms:Personal l...

18 Dec 2018

BEIS consultation on National Minimum Wage and Publication of the Good Work Plan

A new consultation by BEIS (the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) to make National Minimum Wage rules more flexible has been launched. In addition, the Good Work Plan, which sets out the Government’s vision for the UK ...