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02 Aug 2019

Greater Manchester Night Time Economy Blueprint issued

Greater Manchester’s Night Time Economy Adviser has recently issued the Greater Manchester Night Time Economy Blueprint focusing on the night time economy period between the hours of 6pm and 6am.The report looks at “a series of prior...

01 Aug 2019

Milton Keynes - Taxi Enforcement Operations

Milton Keynes have recently given a number of timely reminders to Private Hire Drivers regarding plying for trade and the Equality Act 2010.Following the completion of criminal prosecutions Milton Keynes advertised the scale of potential penalti...

01 Aug 2019

The Purple Guide and Website Updated

The Purple Guide provides useful advice when running events for the public and has been recently refreshed and updated.Produced on a Non-Profit basis by the Events Industry Forum (EIF) it is of particular use to those putting on Music events, bu...

26 Jul 2019

Scotland - Edinburgh Consult on Sexual Entertainment Venues.

Earlier this month Edinburgh City Council launched  a public consultation regarding Sexual Entertainment Venues in the city and how they will be regulated in the future.This follows the Scottish Government introducing legislation which allo...

22 Jul 2019

Scotland - Consultation on Occasional Licences – Health Board responses

We have previously reported on the consultation undertaken by the Scottish Government on occasional licences which has recently closed - see https://www.john-gaunt.co.uk/news/scotland-consultation-on-occasional-licencesThe Times is reporting tha...

19 Jul 2019

Southwark - Unanimously approve introduction of Late Night Levy

We have previously reported on the progress of a proposed Southwark Late Night Levy Scheme (Levy).  On Wednesday evening (17th July), at a full Council Assembly, Southwark councillors unanimously approved the introduction of a Levy in respect...