Premises Licence

12 Sep 2018

Alcohol Taxation and the Pub Trade – Parliamentary Briefing

We occasionally alert to Parliamentary Library Briefing Papers of possible passing interest to our sector.  This House of Commons Library Briefing Paper provides information on how alcohol is taxed from the introduction of the duty escalator ...

03 Sep 2018

Scotland - Potential rule changes for Moray pubs and clubs to help curb antisocial behaviour

It is being reported that Moray Licensing Board are to consult on new rules which could be brought in for pubs across Moray ‘to help curb antisocial behaviour and bring a boost to the local economy’.There are current policy restricti...

23 Aug 2018

Scotland - Edinburgh Consult on New Policy and Overprovision

Edinburgh have now commenced a public consultation regarding their new Statement of Licensing Policy which will run from November 2018 to 2022, when it will be required to be reviewed again under the terms of the current legislation.  As well...

20 Jul 2018

"That's time at the bar everyone, please" Hackney Council passes new Licensing Policy

We have reported previously on Hackney Council and its proposed New Licensing Policy.Any applicants for new licences in the borough will find a new "core hours policy" restricting the scope of their licences.The new “core hours policy&rd...

09 Jul 2018

Glasgow Licensing Board announce general extension of hours for inaugural European Championships

We understand that City of Glasgow  Licensing Board has granted a general extension of licensed hours by one hour to celebrate the city hosting the inaugural European Championships in August this year.This is a new multi-sport event bringin...

09 Jul 2018

New additions to House of Commons Library

As our regular readers will know we like to keep you advised of items of interest that are placed in the House of Commons Library. These are usually briefing papers written to  provide MPs and their staff with “ impartial briefing and e...