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07 May 2019

Multiple Cumulative Impact Policies, Appeals and delivery by bike… 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...

05 May 2019

Home Office - Violence and abuse toward shop staff: call for evidence

The Home Office recently opened a consultation regarding violence and abuse toward shop (retail) staff.The call for evidence which will be open until 11pm on 28th June 2019 aims to collect evidence in order to enable the government to understand...

04 May 2019

Gambling - New National Strategy to Reduce Gambling Harms Launches

The Gambling Commission have now formally launched their new 3 year strategy for reducing what they define as gambling harms.The 3 year strategy is supported by its own website: www.reducinggamblingharms.org.The Commission describe their sole ...

29 Apr 2019

National Pubwatch – ‘Pubwatch Awards 2019’ launched

The National Pubwatch Awards were established to encourage and recognise the work of local Pubwatch schemes throughout the United Kingdom and their efforts to provide safe drinking environments for customers and staff. The 2019 Awards have just be...

29 Apr 2019

CSE - Home Office publish 'disruption toolkit'

CSE (Child Sex Exploitation) or the possibility of such is or can be a challenging area for the hospitality sector. We have been raising awareness of possible issues surrounding this for some time now and it is clear that it is an area attracting ...