Scotland

26 Feb 2019

British Summer time = potential loss of an hours trading

In last month’s article on British Summer time, we warned of the potential loss of an hours trading. With Sunday 31st March 2019 a little over a month away, if you want to avoid this potential loss of trade, the deadline for a TEN is looming...

30 Jan 2019

Scottish Personal Licences Renewal

The size of the challenge faced by the Licensing Boards in Scotland in relation to the renewal process became clear when at the Edinburgh Board meeting on 28th January, it was confirmed that Edinburgh had in the region of 950 licences requiring re...

11 Jan 2019

Scotland - Personal licence renewal fee consultation summary of responses

As previously reported, the Licensing (Fees) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2018 introduced the personal licence renewal fee at £50 (on 1 October 2018) following a brief consultation.Subsequently, the Scottish Government released th...

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...