Premises Licence

02 Nov 2017

Kingston Council reject late night levy

Following our earlier article, we can now confirm that Kingston Council have declined to introduce a late night levy at this time.

01 Nov 2017

Decision Day: Kingston Council to rule on Late night Levy Introduction

We regularly keep our clients updated on the Late Night Levy and the Licensing Authorities who choose to adopt it.Despite previously rejecting its introduction in 2013 citing that the "potential costs outweighed the potential benefits" Kingston ...

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 ...