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02 Jul 2018

The National Living Wage and the National Minimum Wage - Update

HMRC have produced a new series of webinars to help operators check that they are paying workers correctly.The four webinars provide employers and agents with a walk through of HMRC’s approach to minimum wage compliance and provi...

21 Jun 2018

"Entitled to Work?" - Premises Licence revoked following immigration visits

A Premises Licence for a restaurant in Bexhill on Sea, East Sussex was revoked following a Review hearing by Rother District Council.This is a timely reminder for operators to make sure their own internal procedures, regarding their employees, a...

11 Jun 2018

Home Office Consultation on Regulation of Airport Alcohol Sales to start?

It was recently reported that Ryanair was banning Duty Free Alcohol being consumed on flights to Ibiza this summer.This is in response to drunken behaviour on planes, a subject the House of Lords Select Committees review of the Licensing act 200...

04 Jun 2018

Food Standards Agency launches National Food Safety Week

The Food Standards Agency has just launched National Food Safety Week, with the focus this year being on the work of FSA staff and thousands of others across the food supply chain working behind-the-scenes to ensure that food is safe and what it s...

17 May 2018

New PRS live performance licence gets Copyright Tribunal approval

PRS For Music is reported to have received Copyright Tribunal approval of new terms for one of its main live performance licences, what the rights body calls its ‘Tariff LP’ licence. Concert promoters need public performance licences f...

08 May 2018

“Protecting your business?” £5,000 fine for failing to display Food Hygiene Ratings

A recent case at Cardiff Magistrates Court, in which a business owner was fined £5,000, highlights the obligations businesses have to display their food hygiene ratings, in Wales and Northern Ireland. The case surrounded a restaurant ...