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22 Feb 2017

Taxis - Access for wheelchair users to taxis and PHVs

Sections 165 and 167 of the Equality Act 2010 fully come into force on the 6th April 2017.  This will make it a criminal offence for drivers of designated taxi and private hire vehicles to refuse to carry passengers in wheelchairs, to fail to...

22 Feb 2017

Gambling - Commission service levels

The Gambling Commission has recently published details of the service levels to which they will seek to adhere.As it appears on their website, these indicate that ‘timescales in processing applications are dependent upon the application be...

15 Feb 2017

Policing & Crime Act 2017 - Licensing Provisions to come into force

Following conversations with the Home Office it is being reported by leading Licensing Barrister, Gary Grant, that with the exception of the provisions on cumulative impact and the late night levy (LNL) the provisions in part 7 of the Act will com...

13 Feb 2017

Sheffield Best Bar None 2017 Winners Announced

At an awards ceremony held last Thursday night, the winners of the Sheffield Best Bar None Scheme 2017/2018 were announced.Big winner of the evening was the Benjamin Huntsman who picked up 3 awards for People’s Choice award, Best Pub and O...

08 Feb 2017

New £1.00 coin is due in March - reminder

As previously reported, a new £1.00 12 sided bimetallic coin is planned to be introduced in next month.The Government has been encouraging industry to prepare for this and a Treasury website dedicated to such preparation and with...

06 Feb 2017

Langton's Leisure Review 2017

Langton Capital (Mark/Jack Brumby) has produced and just released a research paper on the outlook for 2017 – ‘It’s not all about Brexit!’A copy of it can be found here. Read on….