Premises Licence

04 Oct 2021

Daylight Saving Time ends 31st October 2021

A reminder that British Summer Time (or as it may be more properly called Daylight Saving Time) ends at 2am Sunday 31 October 2021. This means that at 2am on that Sunday, the time becomes 1am and premises entitled to trade to 2am or later can enjo...

28 Sep 2021

Covid 19 - Plan B and Passport Consultation

The government is gearing up the Plan B position despite the hope that we will never need it.Yesterday we saw the issue of an invitation to respond to the detail on the proposed certification regime, which could be introduced as part of Plan B. ...

23 Sep 2021

Covid 19 - Scotland Announce Requirement for Covid Passports

The Scottish executive have announced the requirement for Covid passports which will require people over the age of 18 to show proof of vaccination to gain entry to nightclubs and large-scale events.The requirement comes into force on 1 Oct...

20 Sep 2021

Covid 19 - City of Edinburgh Council - external area use extension

Maybe as a result of the recent warm weather but more likely due to the continued high rates of transmission of Covid 19 in the central Scottish belt The City of Edinburgh Council is to allow its restaurants to keep their temporary outdoor dining ...

17 Sep 2021

Wales introducing Covid Passports for Nightclubs and Large Events

In a recent announcement, the Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford, in a move that is likely to attract criticism from the nightclub trade bodies, proclaimed that as of the 11 October 2021, people in Wales will be required to show evidence of their...

17 Sep 2021

Covid 19 - Automatic right to off sales extended

The Business & Planning Act 2020, both streamlined the Pavement Café regime and afforded those premises which did not already have the ability to provide off-sales, to make such sales without varying their Premises licence. The r...