Late Night Levy

28 Jul 2017

Hackney Council to introduce Late Night Levy in November

Hackney Council have decided to introduce a Late Night Levy following a period of consultation.  The Levy will begin in November and comes despite the recent decisions by other Councils not to introduce one.   As we have reported previo...

21 Jul 2017

Gloucester Council choose a BID over Late Night Levy

Gloucester Council have decided to adopt a BID (Business Improvement District) instead of a Late Night Levy following a ballot on the issue.Yesterday at a full council meeting, they formally rejected the idea of a Late Night Levy, and the news h...

25 May 2017

Towers Hamlets Late Night Levy successfully challenged

It has been reported that the London Borough of Tower Hamlets have conceded a Judicial Review Case, brought against their recent consultation on a Late Night Levy.The ALMR (Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers) argued a case that the proce...

10 May 2017

Challenge To Liverpool's Late Night Levy dismissed

The High Court has dismissed a challenge to the decision of Liverpool City Council, to introduce a late night levy. The Levy, was introduced in the City from the 1st April 2017 and we were instructed by a number of premises, to advise them upon it...

26 Apr 2017

Late Night Levy Briefing Paper Issued

A New House of Commons Briefing paper has just been issued on the Late Night Levy. It incorporates information regarding both proposed reforms to the Levy and the recent Lords Committee criticism of the Levy.This is now the fourth Alcohol relate...

29 Mar 2017

House of Lords Select Committee on the Licensing Act 2003 - report imminently due!

The report of House of Lords Select Committee on the Licensing Act 2003 is due to be published next Tuesday – 4 April.To remind - this House of Lords Select Committee has been conducting post-legislative scrutiny of the Licensing Act, afte...