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28 Feb 2018

Revocation of Personal Licence/Immigration

Slough Borough Council Licensing Su- Committee revoked a Personal Licence flowing from the Review of a Premises Licence heard before Hillingdon Borough Council. In June 2017 a multi-agency operation took place with the Metropolitan Police, HM...

27 Feb 2018

Taxi - Knowsley Policy Quashed

On 7th February the High Court quashed Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council’s Policy for private hire drivers.  The Council had experienced an increased number of applications for drivers from outside its geographical area and in March...

26 Feb 2018

Old £10 note imminently ceasing to be legal tender

A reminder that the old paper £10.00 note ceases to be legal tender this week with retailers no longer obliged to accept them.These notes will cease to be legal tender on and from 1 March 2018.The old note was replaced by a new polymer &...

25 Feb 2018

Gambling – Changes to Advertising Rules

The Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP) earlier this month published new tightened standards concerning gambling advertising which will come into force on 2nd April 2018.  These standards will be enforced by the Advertising Standards Aut...

23 Feb 2018

Gambling – William Hill to pay £6.2m penalty

It is being reported that following earlier examples such as BetFred and Paddy Power, William Hill Group have been made subject to a penalty package of at least £6.2m (second largest fine issued by the Gambling Commission) following an inves...

23 Feb 2018

Gambling – Competition and Markets Authority Investigation Update

Following their long running investigation (launched in October 2016) regarding online gambling terms and conditions the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) have announced that undertakings have been received from 3 of the largest online opera...