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12 Feb 2018

Scotland - requirement for Disabled Access and Facilities Statement from 30 March 2018

The Premises Licence (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2018 comes into force on 30 March 2018 amending the Premises Licence (Scotland) Regulations 2007. This supplements changes previously made to the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 by s.179 Criminal...

12 Feb 2018

Minimum Pricing - Briefing Note

We occasionally alert to Parliamentary Library Briefing Papers of possible passing interest to our sector.This House of Commons Library briefing paper provides a brief overview of  the position in relation to minimum pricing for alcohol par...

09 Feb 2018

Best Bar None – Sheffield

Last night was the award ceremony for Sheffield’s 9th annual Best Bar None scheme.The John Gaunt & Partners team, as a key sponsor of the event, were there in force and enjoyed another great evening organised by Tracey Ford and her tea...

30 Jan 2018

Liverpool Council first to debate benefits of Minimum Unit Pricing of Alcohol?

A special health summit  looking at the effects of Alcohol is due to take place in Liverpool today.Liverpool Council will meet with Public Health officials, the NHS and Alcohol Charities to discuss a plan for Alcohol in the City. One of the...

30 Jan 2018

Consultation On The Future Of London At Night

Further to our previous article we advised you of the London Night Time Commission consultation. We can report that the deadline for submissions to the consultation have been extended until 10 a.m. on Tuesday 20th February.The key questions are ...

26 Jan 2018

Food Hygiene Prosecution

A Birmingham restaurant learned an expensive lesson in relation to food hygiene when it was fined £50,000 by Birmingham Magistrates’ Court.Ibrahim’s Grill and Steak House had adopted the use of wooden boards as is currently pop...