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27 Jun 2018

Uber - Have they caught a taxi out of the woods?

On Tuesday 26th June a two day Appeal hearing concluded in the Westminster Magistrates’ Court permitting Uber, the ride-hailing app, to continue to trade in London for a further 15 month ‘probationary’ period.Although the case ...

21 Jun 2018

"Entitled to Work?" - Premises Licence revoked following immigration visits

A Premises Licence for a restaurant in Bexhill on Sea, East Sussex was revoked following a Review hearing by Rother District Council.This is a timely reminder for operators to make sure their own internal procedures, regarding their employees, a...

20 Jun 2018

Scottish Government Hold Consultation on MUP by Wholesalers

It has been reported, that the Scottish Government is due to consult on technical changes to minimum unit pricing.  Of particular purpose to this consultation is clarity on the wholesale of alcohol in Scotland and in what circumstances does M...

20 Jun 2018

Fixed Odds Betting Terminals ( FOBTs) - Commons Briefing Paper

We keep a close eye on relevant Briefing Papers published by the House of Commons Library, which would be of interest to our sector.One such briefing paper is in respect of Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs).The terminals have been the subje...

11 Jun 2018

Home Office Consultation on Regulation of Airport Alcohol Sales to start?

It was recently reported that Ryanair was banning Duty Free Alcohol being consumed on flights to Ibiza this summer.This is in response to drunken behaviour on planes, a subject the House of Lords Select Committees review of the Licensing act 200...

04 Jun 2018

Food Standards Agency launches National Food Safety Week

The Food Standards Agency has just launched National Food Safety Week, with the focus this year being on the work of FSA staff and thousands of others across the food supply chain working behind-the-scenes to ensure that food is safe and what it s...