Late Night Levy

01 Nov 2017

Decision Day: Kingston Council to rule on Late night Levy Introduction

We regularly keep our clients updated on the Late Night Levy and the Licensing Authorities who choose to adopt it.Despite previously rejecting its introduction in 2013 citing that the "potential costs outweighed the potential benefits" Kingston ...

22 Sep 2017

London Borough of Tower Hamlets Approve Late Night Levy after Second Consultation

We previously reported on the successful challenge to the Late Night Levy in Tower Hamlets which resulted in a second consultation.Following that consultation, Tower Hamlets Council  have confirmed that they are to press ahead wit...

28 Jul 2017

Hackney Council to introduce Late Night Levy in November

Hackney Council have decided to introduce a Late Night Levy following a period of consultation.  The Levy will begin in November and comes despite the recent decisions by other Councils not to introduce one.   As we have reported previo...

21 Jul 2017

Gloucester Council choose a BID over Late Night Levy

Gloucester Council have decided to adopt a BID (Business Improvement District) instead of a Late Night Levy following a ballot on the issue.Yesterday at a full council meeting, they formally rejected the idea of a Late Night Levy, and the news h...

25 May 2017

Towers Hamlets Late Night Levy successfully challenged

It has been reported that the London Borough of Tower Hamlets have conceded a Judicial Review Case, brought against their recent consultation on a Late Night Levy.The ALMR (Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers) argued a case that the proce...

10 May 2017

Challenge To Liverpool's Late Night Levy dismissed

The High Court has dismissed a challenge to the decision of Liverpool City Council, to introduce a late night levy. The Levy, was introduced in the City from the 1st April 2017 and we were instructed by a number of premises, to advise them upon it...