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17 Jun 2019

PPL - Specially Featured Entertainment tariff - legal challenge

We have previously reported on the scope, structure, fees and implementation of a new PPL Specially Featured Entertainment (“SFE”) tariff, coming into effect on 1 July 2019.  UKHospitality and the British Beer & Pu...

14 Jun 2019

Scotland - Edinburgh consult on future of theatre licensing

From 27th January 2021 The Theatres Act 1968 (the Act) will no longer be in force in Scotland. This is because of changes brought about by the Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2015 which will be fully implemented from that date.  The ...

14 Jun 2019

Gambling - National Strategy aimed at Wales

The Gambling Commission has recently announced a national strategy to reduce the “harm that gambling causes” and is aimed specifically at Wales.The GC has said as follows:“The Commission is continuing to call for action and...

10 Jun 2019

"One Too Many" Campaign returns in more UK Airports

With the Summer Holiday season fast approaching, a number of UK Airports are adopting the "One Too Many" campaign in order to help them reduce disruptive passenger incidents.The campaign draws on the “UK Aviation Industries Code of Practic...

10 Jun 2019

Early May bank holiday in 2020 to move to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day

Last week the Government confirmed that the early May bank holiday in 2020 will move from Monday 4 May to Friday 8 May to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day, which takes place on 8th May.This will be only the second time that the early May bank...

06 Jun 2019

We Love Hackney Residents Group Judicial Review rumoured to be over?

We previously reported on the residents group “We Love Hackney” ( WLH ) and their challenge to Hackney Councils new Licensing rules introduced last year.Local media outlet The Hackney Citizen has been reporting that the groups c...