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13 Aug 2018

Royal Assent for Minimum Unit Pricing in Wales

The Public Health (Minimum Price for Alcohol) (Wales) Act 2018 has now received Royal Assent following the approval of the Bill by the National Assembly for Wales in June.   The Welsh Government have said there will be a consultation com...

20 Jul 2018

"That's time at the bar everyone, please" Hackney Council passes new Licensing Policy

We have reported previously on Hackney Council and its proposed New Licensing Policy.Any applicants for new licences in the borough will find a new "core hours policy" restricting the scope of their licences.The new “core hours policy&rd...

09 Jul 2018

New additions to House of Commons Library

As our regular readers will know we like to keep you advised of items of interest that are placed in the House of Commons Library. These are usually briefing papers written to  provide MPs and their staff with “ impartial briefing and e...

04 Jul 2018

PPL consultation on Specially Featured Entertainment (SFE) tariff

The music licensing company PPL has this week launched a consultation relating to its Specially Featured Entertainment (SFE) tariff, setting out PPL’s thinking in relation to tariff scope, tariff structure, fees and implementa...

02 Jul 2018

The National Living Wage and the National Minimum Wage - Update

HMRC have produced a new series of webinars to help operators check that they are paying workers correctly.The four webinars provide employers and agents with a walk through of HMRC’s approach to minimum wage compliance and provi...

21 Jun 2018

"Entitled to Work?" - Premises Licence revoked following immigration visits

A Premises Licence for a restaurant in Bexhill on Sea, East Sussex was revoked following a Review hearing by Rother District Council.This is a timely reminder for operators to make sure their own internal procedures, regarding their employees, a...