Licensing

22 Mar 2019

“We Love Hackney” secure permission to pursue Judicial Review of Hackney Borough Council Licensing Policy

We previously reported on the residents group “We Love Hackney” and their challenge to Hackney Councils new Licensing rules introduced last year.This week, a High Court Judge granted permission for the group to pursue a Judicial Revi...

12 Mar 2019

Scottish Personal Licence Renewals - urgent reminder

We have flagged this on more than one occasion but it is sufficiently important to bear reminding.The first Personal Licences that were issued under the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 will expire on 31 August 2019.The last date to apply for r...

12 Mar 2019

National Licensing Week 2019 -17-21 June 2019

National Licensing Week (NLW) 2019 will run this year between 17 and 21 June 2019, organised and promoted as usual by the IoL.NLW represents an opportunity for everyone involved in licensing to promote Licensing.  NLW is seen by the IoL as ...

26 Feb 2019

British Summer time = potential loss of an hours trading

In last month’s article on British Summer time, we warned of the potential loss of an hours trading. With Sunday 31st March 2019 a little over a month away, if you want to avoid this potential loss of trade, the deadline for a TEN is looming...

15 Feb 2019

Southwark to consult of Late Night Levy

On Thursday (14th Feb 2019) Southwark Council confirmed their intention to launch a public consultation on the introduction of a late night levy scheme, the second London Borough to make such an announcement in a week.The consultation will run ...

15 Feb 2019

Welsh Government to press ahead with 50p Minimum Unit Price for Alcohol in Wales

Further to our article last August the Welsh Government have today indicated that they will progress with the introduction of a 50p Minimum Unit Price (MUP) for Alcohol.  They  intend to lay regulations to the National Assembly for ...