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29 Oct 2018

Alcohol and late night refreshment licensing statistics 2018

The Home Office has just published statistics relating to alcohol and late night refreshment licensing in England and Wales – something it has done on an annual basis (other than years ending 31 March 2011 and 31 March 2015) for some time....

26 Oct 2018

Crowd- Funded Judicial Review to challenge Hackney Licensing Restrictions

We Love Hackney a not for profit company set up by local residents, has instructed a Specialist Public Law Solicitors to apply to Judicially Review  Hackney Borough Councils Licensing Policy.The policy enlarged the Special Policy Area for S...

26 Oct 2018

Christmas and New Year’s Tens 2018

Some people only begin their Christmas preparations when they have seen a well-known advert from a soft drinks company!However, planning for your TENs for the festive period should take place much earlier than that, to help your premises maximis...

24 Oct 2018

Gambling Licence conditions and codes of practice changes

The Gambling commission has announced changes to the Licence conditions and codes of practice which will come into force on 31st October.The changes mean gambling companies that break advertising rules or breach consumer law will face tougher ac...

24 Oct 2018

Scotland - West Lothian Festive Extensions

The West Lothian Board has now formerly announced their general festive extension for 2018.For all on sale premises in West Lothian The terminal hour for the sale of alcohol to be consumed on the premises is extended for the following days durin...

22 Oct 2018

Consultation on banning the distribution of plastic straws

The Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has today launched a consultation to “gather views from stakeholders on the proposals to ban the distribution and/or sale of plastic straws, plastic - stemmed cotton buds a...