Scotland

23 Jul 2018

Scotland – summary of Respondents' views on planned Guidance relating to new SEV regime

The Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2015 creates a licensing regime for the regulation of Sexual Entertainment Venues (SEV) in Scotland and in carrying out its functions in relation to SEVs, a local authority must have regard to non-...

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...

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...

20 Jun 2018

Scottish Government Hold Consultation on MUP by Wholesalers

It has been reported, that the Scottish Government is due to consult on technical changes to minimum unit pricing.  Of particular purpose to this consultation is clarity on the wholesale of alcohol in Scotland and in what circumstances does M...

27 Apr 2018

Scotland: Minimum Pricing starts 1 May 2018

We have charted the progress of the Scottish Government’s plans for Minimum pricing for over five years, but the policy is now finally about to take effect.The new policy will come into force on 1st May 2018 and the Scottish Government has...