John Gaunt & Partners

24 May 2019

Sale of plastic straws and drink stirrers

On Tuesday Michael Gove, the Secretary for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs announced the government’s response to a consultation on a potential ban on sale of plastic straws, drink stirrers and cotton buds.The government will introduce...

07 May 2019

Multiple Cumulative Impact Policies, Appeals and delivery by bike… Standard day for JG&P

We have this month had two interesting cases and successes for M&S in the London Borough of Islington. Islington have identified 6 areas within their Borough which require a cumulative impact policy (all slightly different in their purpose and...

20 Dec 2018

JG&P festive opening hours

Unusually, Christmas this year is again falling on 25th December to be followed on 26th December by Boxing Day (do you know the derivation of “Boxing Day” - see below)!We confirm that our office will be closed from 12 noon ...

01 Nov 2018

Breaking news : Airside alcohol licensing at international airports in England and Wales: call for evidence

The Home Office has today launched a consultation which will run until 1 February 2019 into the possible restriction on 24 drinking airside at airports in England and Wales only, something previously mooted.The aim of this call for evidence is t...

16 Aug 2018

Licensing Consultation Survey now open: Brighton and Hove City Council

Certainly of interest to our clients in the Sussex area, and particularly anyone seeking to consider Licensed premises in Brighton and Hove. The Consultation Survey is currently open with the Licensing Department and is to gather informatio...

09 Feb 2018

Best Bar None – Sheffield

Last night was the award ceremony for Sheffield’s 9th annual Best Bar None scheme.The John Gaunt & Partners team, as a key sponsor of the event, were there in force and enjoyed another great evening organised by Tracey Ford and her tea...