Scotland

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...

29 Aug 2018

Scotland - “A taste of Scotland” development plan launched

A new plan to develop food and drink tourism in Scotland has been launched which ‘will aim to deliver an additional £1 billion to Scotland’s economy by 2030’.The industry-led Food Tourism Scotland Action Plan, l...

23 Aug 2018

Scotland - Edinburgh Consult on New Policy and Overprovision

Edinburgh have now commenced a public consultation regarding their new Statement of Licensing Policy which will run from November 2018 to 2022, when it will be required to be reviewed again under the terms of the current legislation.  As well...