Scotland

30 Nov 2018

Scotland - Edinburgh adopt new licensing policy

At Monday’s Board (26th November) the Edinburgh City Licensing Board formerly adopted their new statement of licensing policy for the next 3 years.Included within the new policy is an increase to the over provision policy.  In additio...

24 Oct 2018

Scotland - West Lothian Festive Extensions

The West Lothian Board has now formerly announced their general festive extension for 2018.For all on sale premises in West Lothian The terminal hour for the sale of alcohol to be consumed on the premises is extended for the following days durin...

26 Sep 2018

British Summer Time ends at 2am Sunday 28 October 2018

A reminder that British Summer Time (or as it may be more properly called Daylight Saving Time) ends at 2am Sunday 28 October 2018. This means that at 2am on that Sunday, the time becomes 1am and premises entitled to trade to 2am or later can enjo...

11 Sep 2018

Scotland - Dumbarton Festive Extensions

It is being reported that  the West Dunbartonshire Licensing Board has agreed the policy on the granting of applications over extended hours over for 2018/2019’s festive season.This year the period for granting applications for extend...

03 Sep 2018

Scotland – Personal Licence Renewals – fees confirmed

Earlier this month, The Scottish Government issued the Personal Licence Holder Communications Document and our article on that can be found here.The main outstanding question was the fee level for the renewal, which has now been confirmed at &po...

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...