Licensing

22 Jul 2021

Covid 19 - Pending off sales extension (Alcohol Licensing (Coronavirus) (Regulatory Easements) (Amendment) Regulations 2021)

 Further to our recent article on the extension of the Covid pavement licence scheme until 30 September 2022, we flagged that those Regulations did not extend the automatic temporary modification of premises licences to permit off sales.T...

20 Jul 2021

COVID19 | Pavement Licence scheme extended

As previously reported in June, the Government announced plans to extend the life of the Covid pavement licence scheme, the necessary Regulations, namely the Business and Planning Act 2020 (Pavement Licences) (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations ...

19 Jul 2021

Covid19 - Freedom Day Information Cascade

This morning as all restrictions were released the  GOV.Uk website went into overload issuing some 33 documents covering a range of matters. This is in addition to the overarching guidance issued on 14th July for restaurants, pubs, bars, nigh...

13 Jul 2021

Covid 19 Scotland - Restrictions Easing from 19th July

The First Minister Nicola Sturgeon spoke today and said the planned easing which will go ahead on the 19th July had to be modified in view of the high transmission rates which Scotland has experienced.We therefore have a sub step in the easing p...

09 Jul 2021

UK’s Economy Rises and UK HGV Driver Shortage

The UK’s economy experienced a growth of 0.8% in May as the Covid-19 restrictions preventing pubs and restaurants serving customers indoors, was lifted. Whilst this level of growth was at a slower rate than the previous month, pubs and resta...

09 Jul 2021

The Licensing Act 2003 (2020 UEFA European Championship Licensing Hours) Regulations

As we reported on Tuesday, the Government have moved forward with Regulations to extend licensing hours (where needed) for pubs and clubs in England and Wales on Sundays evening to 11:15pm to mark the Occasion of the UEFA European Championship Fin...