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19 Feb 2019

Gambling - New age verification and identity requirements

Prior to the introduction of new standards  by the Gambling Commission today,  online gambling businesses have been allowed 72 hours to carry out age verification checks.Operators could not permit customers to withdraw winnings until a...

15 Feb 2019

Southwark to consult of Late Night Levy

On Thursday (14th Feb 2019) Southwark Council confirmed their intention to launch a public consultation on the introduction of a late night levy scheme, the second London Borough to make such an announcement in a week.The consultation will run ...

15 Feb 2019

Welsh Government to press ahead with 50p Minimum Unit Price for Alcohol in Wales

Further to our article last August the Welsh Government have today indicated that they will progress with the introduction of a 50p Minimum Unit Price (MUP) for Alcohol.  They  intend to lay regulations to the National Assembly for ...

12 Feb 2019

London Borough of Redbridge to consider consultation on the introduction of Late Night Levy

It has been reported that the London Borough of Redbridge is to consider opening a consultation on the introduction of a Late Night Levy.The proposal is to be put to the Licensing Committee in a meeting at 630pm on the 13th February 2019 at the ...

12 Feb 2019

Taxis - Licensing: Protecting Users Consultation

The Department of Transport has just launched a consultation on proposed recommendations to taxi and private hire vehicle (PHV) licensing authorities on how their licensing powers can be exercised in order to better safeguard children and vulnerab...

08 Feb 2019

Gambling - Changes to the licence conditions and codes of practice on age and identity verification for remote gambling

The Gambling Commission has now issued its consultation response following its consultation proposing changes to the licence conditions and codes of practice (LCCP) on age and identity verification for remote gambling.There are two principal cha...