Licensing

04 Oct 2019

Guidance for tackling under-age gambling in pubs

On Thursday, the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) and UKHospitality jointly published guidance for tackling under-age gambling in pubs.The key principles of the Charter are:To collaborate across the pub sector and with other industr...

04 Oct 2019

British Summer Time ends at 2am Sunday 27 October 2019

A reminder that British Summer Time (or as it may be more properly called Daylight Saving Time) ends at 2am Sunday 27 October 2019. This means that at 2am on that Sunday, the time becomes 1am and premises entitled to trade to 2am or later can enjo...

03 Oct 2019

Licensing: Prevention of Crime and Disorder Objective: London Nightclub Loses its Licence

It has been reported that an exclusive nightclub in London has lost its licence after serious crime and disorder issues.Opium Nightclub, the winner of a “Luxury Lifestyle Award” in the category of Best Luxury Nightclub (London 2019) ...

26 Sep 2019

Scotland - Minimum Unit Price - Initial Impact Study

Researchers from Newcastle University have today published in the British Medical Journal their assessment of the immediate impact of the introduction of minimum unit pricing in Scotland on household alcohol purchases.The report considered the p...

10 Sep 2019

End of Alcohol Promotions in Ireland?

It has been reported, that the Irish government has notified the European Commission of plans to ban alcohol promotions in the country. This development flows from Irelands efforts to reduce excessive alcohol consumption, the Country’...

10 Sep 2019

Scotland - The Position following Personal Licence Renewals

The Scottish Government have published their annual figures reflecting the number of premises and Personal Licences held per Board across Scotland.What is striking is the reduction in the number of Personal Licence Holders.   Between M...