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26 Jun 2019

New initiative "Ask for Clive"

Initially started in Hertfordshire to promote inclusivity and reduce discrimination against the LGBT+ community, the Ask for Clive Scheme provides a mechanism for premises to create welcoming places which endorse the ethos of zero tolerance on dis...

25 Jun 2019

Allergens - 'Natasha's Law' to be introduced by summer 2021

A new law will require food businesses to include full ingredients labelling on pre-packaged foods, the Government has announced today in a drive to protect the country’s two million food allergy sufferers. Following the death of Natasha Edn...

24 Jun 2019

Food Standards Authority - allergens reminder and update

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) provides many resources for businesses to promote and enhance food safety generally.In terms of allergens (an issue never far from unwanted headlines), this includes on-line training modules which can be found her...

20 Jun 2019

“Smart?” water; Sheffield Licensed Premises get Smartwater Scheme funding from Sheffield BID.

Twenty-Five  Licensed venues  across Sheffield have engaged in a new scheme funded by Sheffield BID (Business Improvement District). Staff at the venues have received training in the use of Smartwater, each batch with its own DNA-...

20 Jun 2019

Rugby World Cup 2019 - Reminder

In March we highlighted the potential need for TENs in respect of the upcoming Rugby World Cup in Japan.With many home nation games kicking off before 10am, UK time, many pubs may need to utilise a TEN in order to allow them to serve alcoholic r...

19 Jun 2019

Call for evidence - The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005

The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 regulates fire safety in a wide spectrum of non-domestic premises, including workplaces such as licensed venues.The government recently launched a wider public consultation, Building a Safer Future:...