Industry News

16 Aug 2018

Licensing Consultation Survey now open: Brighton and Hove City Council

Certainly of interest to our clients in the Sussex area, and particularly anyone seeking to consider Licensed premises in Brighton and Hove. The Consultation Survey is currently open with the Licensing Department and is to gather informatio...

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...

07 Aug 2018

Scotland – Personal Licence Renewals update

The Scottish Government has just issued the ‘The Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 – Personal Licence Holder Communications Document’. In brief, this is a communications document relating to personal licence holders and the requireme...

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...

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...