Personal Licence

17 Jul 2018

Scotland - Personal Licence Renewal

A discussion around the steps to facilitate the requirement to renew Personal Licences on the 10th anniversary pursuant to the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 continues and the concerns of the trade as to the mechanics of the process increase as eac...

16 Jul 2018

Scotland - Consultation on fee for renewal of personal licence.

The Scottish Government have now published a consultation on the issue of the renewal fee for Personal licence holders.Those who were granted their personal licences in September 2009, as part of the first wave, are now approaching their 10th an...

28 Feb 2018

Revocation of Personal Licence/Immigration

Slough Borough Council Licensing Su- Committee revoked a Personal Licence flowing from the Review of a Premises Licence heard before Hillingdon Borough Council. In June 2017 a multi-agency operation took place with the Metropolitan Police, HM...

19 Oct 2017

Alcohol and late night refreshment licensing statistics

The Home Office has today published statistics realting to alcohol and late night refreshment licensing in England and Wales – something it has done on an annual basis (other than years ending 31 March 2011 and 31 March 2015) for some time. ...

21 Jul 2017

Hemmings - the final reckoning

On 19 July 2017, the Supreme Court handed down a further judgment in the long running Hemmings case. This follows their previous judgment on 29 April 2015.In brief, the case concerns fees charged by Westminster City Council to the respondents ov...

05 Jun 2017

Scotland - personal licences - 'fit and proper'

We have been alerted to a recent Sheriff Court decision (thank you Scott Blair, Terra Firma Chambers) which seems to show that the discretion of the Board on a personal licence application is broad and that a Board is permitted to draw reasonable ...