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19 Dec 2018

New licensing application forms - Licensing Act 2003 (Personal and Premises Licences) (Forms) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

The Licensing Act 2003 (Personal and Premises Licences) (Forms) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 were laid before Parliament yesterday and will come into effect on 28 January 2019.The Regulations update the following application forms:Personal l...

18 Dec 2018

Gambling Commission launches consultation on strategy to reduce Gambling Harms

The national responsible gambling strategy comes to an end in March 2019.  A new national strategy is to be developed by the Gambling Commission and they are inviting people and organizations to engage in its shaping and the arrangements to d...

18 Dec 2018

BEIS consultation on National Minimum Wage and Publication of the Good Work Plan

A new consultation by BEIS (the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) to make National Minimum Wage rules more flexible has been launched. In addition, the Good Work Plan, which sets out the Government’s vision for the UK ...

17 Dec 2018

BBPA ‘bitterly disappointed ’ by confirmation of low and no alcohol consultation outcome

The BBPA ( British Beer& Pub Association )  have indicated their disappointment at the Department of Health and Social Care’s now published formal response to consultation on Low alcohol product labelling.Brigid Simmonds, Chief Ex...

13 Dec 2018

16th National Pubwatch Conference

The 16th National Pubwatch Conference will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Chester on Tuesday 26th February 2019.The conference will provide a valuable platform to share ideas and good practice. It will also provide a surgery where National P...

10 Dec 2018

'Avoid the unwanted gift of food poisoning this Christmas'

The Food Standards Agency has issued what appears to be its season advice on food safety over the festive period.This includes the following tips:  When Christmas food shopping, take enough bags with you so that you can separate ou...