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16 May 2019

Scotland - Deposit Return Scheme (DRS)

Scotland was the first part of the UK to announce that is was planning to bring forward a deposit return scheme. Following the closure of their public consultation on a Deposit Return Scheme the Scottish government have published their anal...

15 May 2019

Gambling - Defining Gambling Harm

As part of their recently launched National Strategy to Reduce Gambling Harms a new framework to understand gambling harms experienced by children and young people has now been published by the Gambling Commission.The new framework document can ...

14 May 2019

Scotland - Last chance for licence renewals

We cannot promise this will be the last reminder from us on the requirement to renew Scottish personal licences which are due to expire on 31st August 2019 (if in doubt check your personal licence document for the expiry date) but the deadline to ...

08 May 2019

Below cost sales - Guidance

The prohibition on the sale of alcohol below ‘cost’ has long been a mandatory condition of all premises licences in England & Wales.  It came into effect on 28th May 2014.The Government define ‘cost’ as the amoun...

07 May 2019

Multiple Cumulative Impact Policies, Appeals and delivery by bikeā€¦ Standard day for JG&P

We have this month had two interesting cases and successes for M&S in the London Borough of Islington. Islington have identified 6 areas within their Borough which require a cumulative impact policy (all slightly different in their purpose and...

06 May 2019

Gambling - LCCP changes on age and identity verification come into effect on 7 May

Reminder:From Today (7 May 2019) Operators of online Gambling platforms will be required to verify a customer’s age before they can deposit money or access free-play games, and verify their name, address and date of birth before they can g...