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13 Jan 2020

Redbridge to introduce Late Night Levy

At an extraordinary meeting of the Licensing Committee on Thursday (9th January) evening, the motion to introduce a late night levy was passed.The levy, which is expected to be introduced on 1st May, will apply to all premises licensed to sell a...

13 Jan 2020

Commission on Alcohol Harm

Alcohol Health Alliance UK (AHA), which is a group of 50 non-governmental organisations who work in cooperation to promote evidence-based policies to reduce the harm caused by alcohol have announced their support for a new Commission on Alcohol Ha...

08 Jan 2020

Martyn's Law - Manchester City Council

At a meeting on Wednesday 15th January, Manchester City Council’s Executive will be asked to take steps to adopt ‘Martyn’s law’, making them the first Council in the Country to do so.On 22nd  May 2017, 22 people trag...

07 Jan 2020

Criminal Justice Statistics (England and Wales) – penalty notices

Towards the end of last year, the Ministry of Justice published its Criminal Justice Statistics for England and Wales, part of which show the number of penalty notices issued for certain offences.The relevant overview tables (which can be found ...

07 Jan 2020

National Living Wage - April 2020 increases

On New Year’s Eve the government announced increases to the National Minimum Wage (NMW) and National Living Wage (NLW) rates  to take effect from April 2020.  The new rates have been recommended by the Low Pay Commission, and have ...

06 Jan 2020

Gambling - Commission publish list of approved RET organisations

As from the 1st January 2020 Gambling operators must direct an annual financial contribution for gambling research, prevention and treatment required by the LCCP SR code 3.1.1 to one or more of the organisation approved by the Commission. O...