Enforcement

21 Mar 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Business Closure) (England) Regulations 2020

As previously reported the Coronavirus Bill, which currently includes specific powers to issue directions relating to events, gatherings and premises, is making its way through Parliament it’s 2nd reading is scheduled for 23rd March.Before...

21 Mar 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Latest Government Announcements.

On Friday evening a seismic, but not unexpected, announcement was made by the Prime Minister in his daily evening press conference.Prime Minister Johnson announced that cafes, pubs and restaurants should close with effect from Friday e...

16 Jan 2020

Misleadingly describing food - restaurant chain received large fine

On Tuesday this week, a leading Italian style restaurant was fined £40,000 for misleadingly describing food, following the admission of the charge at Swansea Magistrates' Court last year.The dish in question was the 'Aragosta e Gamberoni' ...

09 Dec 2019

Smart Water Scheme for Licensed Premises is expanded to whole of South Yorkshire

We had previously reported on a Smartwater Scheme receiving funding for Licensed Premises in Sheffield.Any project which helps promote a welcoming and friendly environment and deters troublesome clientele is clearly of benefit to licenced premis...

25 Nov 2019

Redbridge Licensing Authority remove LPGMP from Premises

It has been reported that Redbridge Council Licensing Committee have withdrawn an LPGMP (Licensed Premises Gaming Machine Permit) from a pub in Wanstead.Premises can receive entitlement for up to two machines at site (Category C or D) by way of ...

29 Aug 2019

Offensive Weapons Consultation

National Trading Standards have today published data relating to test purchase operations carried out between 1st April 2018 and 31st March 2019 concerning the sale of knives to children (under 18s).It is illegal to sell knives to Children save ...