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31 Jan 2019

Supreme Court ruling on Criminal Records Schemes

On Thursday (30th January) the Supreme Court handed down their judgement in the long running litigation concerning the Criminal Record scheme. The case, which was the consolidation of a number of Judicial Reviews by members of the public, w...

31 Jan 2019

Gambling Health Alliance

It has been announced today that the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) and Gamble Aware have joined forces to establish a ‘Gambling Health Alliance’.The stated aims of the new Alliance is to ensure that gambling and the harms it...

31 Jan 2019

Changes to the Licensing of Houses of Multiple Occupation (HMOs)

As the provider of the BII legal and licensing helpline we write regular articles for their members only BII InnFocus magazine.Our most recent one is on changes to the Licensing of Houses of Multiple Occupation and how they potentially affect pu...

30 Jan 2019

Best Bar None scheme launched in Manchester Airport Group

We have previously reported on the Government’ call for evidence in connection with alcohol consumption at British Airports.In conjunction with Best Bar None the Manchester Airport Group (MAG), encompassing Manchester, London Stansted and ...

30 Jan 2019

Scottish Personal Licences Renewal

The size of the challenge faced by the Licensing Boards in Scotland in relation to the renewal process became clear when at the Edinburgh Board meeting on 28th January, it was confirmed that Edinburgh had in the region of 950 licences requiring re...

29 Jan 2019

“Your starter for ten…” - Sign up for PubAID “Worlds Biggest Pub Quiz”

The Charity event, now in its fourth year, will run from the 3rd to the 7th March. It raises money for good causes and is this year supporting Prostrate Cancer UK.Last year over 1,500 pubs took part, raising over £190,000. The event is fre...