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14 Nov 2019

BBPA release 'An Open Welcome Making your pub more accessible for customers'

The BBPA released on Tuesday, a helpful briefing document in relation to increasing access to public houses for all members of the community - 'An Open Welcome – Making your pub more accessible for customers'.  It addresses a number of ...

12 Nov 2019

ACTSO report on local trading standards services

‘The impacts and outcomes of local trading standards services’ is a recently published report by the Association of Chief Trading Standards Officers.  It can be found here: https://www.actso.org.uk/reports/The%20Value%20of%20Tradi...

05 Nov 2019

Drone and model aircraft registration

Drone registration becomes mandatory from 30 November 2019The UK’s new Drone and Model Aircraft Registration and Education Scheme goes live on 5 November 2019.There will be two elements to the online system:Anyone responsible for a d...

04 Nov 2019

Festive guidance from Counter Terrorism Policing

With thanks to the BBPA, we reproduce below the updated festive guidance which CTP urge be circulated as widely as possible within the licensed trade.further details can be found here: https://act.campaign.gov.uk/ and some advice links also...

25 Oct 2019

75th Anniversary of Victory in Europe (VE) Day – Government announce Plan to Extend Licensing Hours in England and Wales

Next year marks the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe (VE) Day with celebrations and community events across the country to remember the contribution of British, Commonwealth and Allied Armed Forces personnel and all those citizens who contrib...

17 Oct 2019

Edinburgh - SEV resolution

On Monday (21st October) Edinburgh City Council’s Regulatory Committee will meet to consider the results of their consultation regarding the adoption of SEV provision.It is anticipated that the relevant provisions of the Air Weapons and Li...