Premises Licence

23 Oct 2017

Short measures on the 125ml wine measure!

The requirement to make available, and make customers aware of the opportunity to purchase, the smaller measure of 125 ml still wine, in addition to the more common 175 and 250 ml measures, is something we find often still overlooked, by operators...

19 Oct 2017

Alcohol and late night refreshment licensing statistics

The Home Office has today published statistics realting 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. ...

16 Oct 2017

CSE - 'test purchasing'

We have previously flagged difficulties for the hospitality sector in terms of Child Sex Exploitation (CSE) and particularly so for the hotel sector.To remind, increasingly there is the expectation that staff will have ben trained to be alert to...

02 Oct 2017

TENs for Christmas and New Year's - early warning alert!

Operators should be alert to the fact that both Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve fall on a Sunday this year, when permitted hours under a premises licence often tend to be more restrictive.It would be well worth your while double checking ...

29 Sep 2017

British Summer Time ends at 2am Sunday 29 October 2017

British Summer Time (or as it may be more properly called Daylight Saving Time) ends at 2am Sunday 29 October 2017. This means that at 2am on that Sunday, the time becomes 1am and premises entitled to trade to 2am or later can enjoy an extra hour ...

22 Sep 2017

London Borough of Tower Hamlets Approve Late Night Levy after Second Consultation

We previously reported on the successful challenge to the Late Night Levy in Tower Hamlets which resulted in a second consultation.Following that consultation, Tower Hamlets Council  have confirmed that they are to press ahead wit...