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24 Jan 2020

Penalty for being drunk while in charge of child.

Today’s National press reported on a decision  taken by a manager at a leading National pub chain  to put a poster up in the venue  which has attracted a lot of attention.The manager in question placed a notice in their prem...

23 Jan 2020

Euro 2020 - start planning ahead

On Friday 12th June 2020, the Euros 2020 will kick off in Rome.England and Wales will both be competing with Scotland, Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland also hoping to be present if they can navigate the tricky road of the play offs.Wit...

17 Jan 2020

UK pub numbers rise for the first time in a decade

A new report from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) - Economies of ale: changes in the UK pubs and bars sector, 2001 to 2019 – indicates that the number of pubs and bars ‘has bounced back after more than 15 years of decline&rsquo...

16 Jan 2020

Misleadingly describing food - restaurant chain received large fine

On Tuesday this week, a leading Italian style restaurant was fined £40,000 for misleadingly describing food, following the admission of the charge at Swansea Magistrates' Court last year.The dish in question was the 'Aragosta e Gamberoni' ...

15 Jan 2020

Gambling - GAMSTOP to become mandatory for online Operators from March

The Gambling Commission have announced that all online gambling operators must participate in the free multi-operator self-exclusion scheme GAMSTOP by 31st March 2020.The scheme that has been developed for the online sector will allow consumers ...

14 Jan 2020

Drinkaware Nightlife Crew expands to Essex

In November 2019, Drinkaware (an independent alcohol education charity) relaunched its Drinkaware Crew scheme with a new name - Nightlife Crew.The first local areas to sign up for Nightlife Crew were Hackney and Cardiff and it has just been repo...