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14 May 2019

Scotland - Last chance for licence renewals

We cannot promise this will be the last reminder from us on the requirement to renew Scottish personal licences which are due to expire on 31st August 2019 (if in doubt check your personal licence document for the expiry date) but the deadline to ...

08 May 2019

Below cost sales - Guidance

The prohibition on the sale of alcohol below ‘cost’ has long been a mandatory condition of all premises licences in England & Wales.  It came into effect on 28th May 2014.The Government define ‘cost’ as the amoun...

07 May 2019

Multiple Cumulative Impact Policies, Appeals and delivery by bikeā€¦ 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 ...