Premises Licence

22 Jan 2018

PASS Card Update

On the 17th January PASS (Proof of Age Standard Scheme) launched an updated card format which includes the National Police Chief’s Council (NPCC) logo plus the logo of the Security Industry Authority (SIA).  This is to illustrate the su...

11 Jan 2018

Alcohol to be 'grounded' at Airports? Government to Consider Licensing Restrictions

The Government has announced it is considering imposing licensing restrictions on the sale of alcohol in airports. Airports are currently exempt from legislation governing when they can sell alcohol.Last year the House of Lords commented that it...

08 Jan 2018

A Right Royal Knees Up? Home Office Launch Royal Wedding Consultation

A four week consultation has been launched by the Home Office on plans to allow Licensed Premises to open on the nights of Friday the 18th May and Saturday the 19th May until 1am.The Home Secretary Amber Rudd indicated “ The Royal wedding ...

28 Nov 2017

Scotland – All the fun of the fair!

Richard Lyle MSP has launched a consultation on removing travelling fairs from the licensing regime created by the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982 with a view to establishing a new licensing system for them.The outcome of the consultation w...

15 Nov 2017

BREAKING NEWS - Scotland – Minimum Pricing Supreme Court dismisses appeal – victory for the Scottish Government

The long running saga over the Scottish Government’s intention to introduce a minimum unit price for alcohol of 50p has today been the subject of another key decision.In May 2013, the Court of Session in Edinburgh determined that minimum p...

13 Nov 2017

Metropolitan Police - Form 696

Following a special meeting of the London Music Board in September co-hosted by Amy Lamé, the Mayor’s Night Czar, the Metropolitan Police (Met) carried out a full review and consultation of the ‘Form 696’ risk assessment p...