England & Wales

22 Mar 2019

“We Love Hackney” secure permission to pursue Judicial Review of Hackney Borough Council Licensing Policy

We previously reported on the residents group “We Love Hackney” and their challenge to Hackney Councils new Licensing rules introduced last year.This week, a High Court Judge granted permission for the group to pursue a Judicial Revi...

26 Feb 2019

British Summer time = potential loss of an hours trading

In last month’s article on British Summer time, we warned of the potential loss of an hours trading. With Sunday 31st March 2019 a little over a month away, if you want to avoid this potential loss of trade, the deadline for a TEN is looming...

15 Feb 2019

Southwark to consult of Late Night Levy

On Thursday (14th Feb 2019) Southwark Council confirmed their intention to launch a public consultation on the introduction of a late night levy scheme, the second London Borough to make such an announcement in a week.The consultation will run ...

15 Feb 2019

Welsh Government to press ahead with 50p Minimum Unit Price for Alcohol in Wales

Further to our article last August the Welsh Government have today indicated that they will progress with the introduction of a 50p Minimum Unit Price (MUP) for Alcohol.  They  intend to lay regulations to the National Assembly for ...

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 2019

British Summer Time (or as it may be more properly called Daylight Saving Time) starts at 1am Sunday 31 March 2019. This means that at 1am on that Sunday, the time becomes 2am.Unless you have a specific provision on your licence to cover th...