Scotland

04 Oct 2021

Daylight Saving Time ends 31st October 2021

A reminder that British Summer Time (or as it may be more properly called Daylight Saving Time) ends at 2am Sunday 31 October 2021. This means that at 2am on that Sunday, the time becomes 1am and premises entitled to trade to 2am or later can enjo...

30 Sep 2021

Taxis - Right to Work - Home Office Guidance

The Home Office have now published updated guidance around the right to work for taxi drivers for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.This guidance is for licensing authority officers responsible for the issue, renewal, suspension and ...

30 Sep 2021

Covid 19 - Scottish COVID ‘passport’ regulations

Further to our previous news items on the Scottish COVID passport requirements for certain types of premises, the Scottish Government has now published draft Regulations  in this regard which if passed are due to come into force at 05.00hrs o...

28 Sep 2021

Covid - Scottish Vaccine Passports | Enforcement of new rules delayed

In an update to the Scottish Parliament this afternoon, the First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon) announced the proposed Vaccine Passport scheme will go ahead from 5am on Friday (1st October) meaning people going to nightclubs and many other large even...

23 Sep 2021

Covid 19 - Scotland Announce Requirement for Covid Passports

The Scottish executive have announced the requirement for Covid passports which will require people over the age of 18 to show proof of vaccination to gain entry to nightclubs and large-scale events.The requirement comes into force on 1 Oct...

16 Sep 2021

Covid 19 - Scotland - Moray Council Occasional licences

At the September Licensing Board Meeting Moray council decided to review the dispensation they had granted in June 2020 to allow open ended occasional licences to enable premise to increase their capacity.The Board has decided that this will cea...