Premises Licence

24 Jun 2020

Covid 19 - Re-opening of pubs and restaurants in England - Government guidance issued

The Government have issued the follow up Guidance promised when the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson announced pubs and restaurants and certain other premises in England can re-open from 4th July.Here is a link to the Guidance document which is 43 ...

22 Jun 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Switzerland, 'Your names not down...'

Switzerland began to loosen Covid-19 restrictions on June 6th, the latest relaxations (which follow a decrease in new cases of COVID-19 to about 30 or fewer a day) allow indoor events of up to 300 people with a midnight curfew. Switzerland has reo...

15 Apr 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - LGA Advice

Just before the Easter weekend the Local Government Association (LGA), published a useful note providing a summary of issues councils’ licensing teams and others have raised with the LGA and outlines how these could be managed based on a set...

25 Mar 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Remote licensing hearings are lawful

For many the swift advance of the Covid19 outbreak and Government response has caught them unawares and created unexpected issues.One such issue was the impact of the ‘Lockdown’ on applications running prior to the stringent measure ...

25 Mar 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Government issues further guidance for businesses and premises.

In this fast evolving situation we have received many enquiries from clients old and new regarding what appears to be changing advice.A particular point of concern relates to the provision of off-sale services from cafes, restaurants and pubs.&n...

21 Mar 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Business Closure) (England) Regulations 2020

As previously reported the Coronavirus Bill, which currently includes specific powers to issue directions relating to events, gatherings and premises, is making its way through Parliament it’s 2nd reading is scheduled for 23rd March.Before...