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15 Jul 2016

HoL Licensing Committee - update

The recently constituted House of Lords Select Committee on the Licensing Act 2003 is next to take evidence on 19 July from the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) and from authors of previous reviews on the Licensing Act f...

15 Jul 2016

Gambling - Commission Annual Report published

The Gambling Commission’s annual report and accounts for 2015/16 has been released.  It is available here: 'Gambling Commission - Annual Report & Financial Statements 2015/16'in publishing the report the GC  commented that:...

12 Jul 2016

Gambling - Responses to gaming machine consultations published

We have previously reported upon the Gambling Commission’s consultation concerning where gaming machines should be played.The consultation window closed on 22nd February and the Commission have now published a summary of the responses rece...

11 Jul 2016

Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Parliamentary Committee launches an inquiry into the economic etc. impact of food waste in England.

‘In the UK, approximately 8 million tonnes of food is wasted post-manufacture, including households, retail and wholesale and hospitality/food sector. 60% of this could have been avoided. This has an annual value of approximately £16 b...

11 Jul 2016

‘Industry Guide to Good Hygiene Practice: Catering 2016’ - BHA

Following our earlier article, the British Hospitality Association (BHA) today publishes their Industry Guide to Good Hygiene Practice: Catering 2016, which is has been prepared in consultation with the Food Standards Agency and Food Standards Sco...

11 Jul 2016

Gambling - Proposals for changes to Commission Fees

The Gambling Commission and Department of Culture Media and Sport have published a joint consultation on proposed changes to Gambling Fees.A Link to the Gambling Commission release on this subject  can be found here.Some of the main point...