Premises Licence

29 Aug 2019

Brent Statement of Licensing Policy - 24-Hour City

Brent Council are currently consulting on the introduction of a new statement of licensing policy. The consultation will run until 4th October 2019.The draft includes policies for the introduction of ten cumulative impact zones where street...

01 Aug 2019

The Purple Guide and Website Updated

The Purple Guide provides useful advice when running events for the public and has been recently refreshed and updated.Produced on a Non-Profit basis by the Events Industry Forum (EIF) it is of particular use to those putting on Music events, bu...

22 Jul 2019

Scotland - Consultation on Occasional Licences – Health Board responses

We have previously reported on the consultation undertaken by the Scottish Government on occasional licences which has recently closed - see https://www.john-gaunt.co.uk/news/scotland-consultation-on-occasional-licencesThe Times is reporting tha...

19 Jul 2019

Southwark - Unanimously approve introduction of Late Night Levy

We have previously reported on the progress of a proposed Southwark Late Night Levy Scheme (Levy).  On Wednesday evening (17th July), at a full Council Assembly, Southwark councillors unanimously approved the introduction of a Levy in respect...

10 Jul 2019

Successful application in new City of York 'red zone'

City of York Council has included a Cumulative Impact Area (CIA) within its Licensing Policy since 2005. Following statutory changes to CIAs last year the Council reviewed its policy further and recently introduced a new ‘red zone’ are...

10 Jun 2019

Early May bank holiday in 2020 to move to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day

Last week the Government confirmed that the early May bank holiday in 2020 will move from Monday 4 May to Friday 8 May to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day, which takes place on 8th May.This will be only the second time that the early May bank...