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18 Apr 2019

Cumulative Impact Assessments - briefing paper

For those interested, a newly issued House of Commons Library briefing paper gives an overview of alcohol licensing and cumulative impact assessments in England and Wales.The briefing paper can be found here 'Alcohol licensing: cumulative impact...

04 Apr 2019

Committee for Regenerating Seaside Towns

The House of Lord Committee for Regenerating Seaside Towns has today published their findings in a report which can be found here.The Committee, which was appointed in May 2018, heard oral evidence from a number of different sources throughout t...

29 Mar 2019

Scotland – Guidance issued on new licensing regime for SEVs and theatres

On 26 April 2019 further provisions of the Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2015 come into force, which relate to the licensing of Sexual Entertainment Venues (SEV) and theatres.The principal changes relate to SEVs in that a new discreti...

26 Mar 2019

Rugby World Cup 2019

In September the home nations will be competing in the Rugby World Cup in Japan.EnglandIrelandScotlandWalesVs. TongaSunday 22/9/19Kick off 11:15amVs. ScotlandSunday 22/9/19Kick off 8:45am...

22 Mar 2019

“We Love Hackney” secure permission to pursue Judicial Review of Hackney Borough Council Licensing Policy

We previously reported on the residents group “We Love Hackney” and their challenge to Hackney Councils new Licensing rules introduced last year.This week, a High Court Judge granted permission for the group to pursue a Judicial Revi...

20 Mar 2019

PPL announces details of new “Specially Featured Entertainment” Tariff

Following a formal consultation last year regarding the scope, structure, fees and implementation of a new Specially Featured Entertainment (“SFE”) tariff PPL PRS Ltd have announced a new tariff, coming into effect on 1 July 2019.The...