Premises Licence

26 Feb 2019

British Summer time = potential loss of an hours trading

In last month’s article on British Summer time, we warned of the potential loss of an hours trading. With Sunday 31st March 2019 a little over a month away, if you want to avoid this potential loss of trade, the deadline for a TEN is looming...

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 ...

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...

29 Oct 2018

Alcohol and late night refreshment licensing statistics 2018

The Home Office has just published statistics relating to alcohol and late night refreshment licensing in England and Wales – something it has done on an annual basis (other than years ending 31 March 2011 and 31 March 2015) for some time....

26 Oct 2018

Crowd- Funded Judicial Review to challenge Hackney Licensing Restrictions

We Love Hackney a not for profit company set up by local residents, has instructed a Specialist Public Law Solicitors to apply to Judicially Review  Hackney Borough Councils Licensing Policy.The policy enlarged the Special Policy Area for S...