A Gloucestershire pub has had its sexual entertainment venue (SEV) licence granted, despite more than 50 residents’ objections
10-Jan-2017 - More than 50 residents have objected to a Gloucestershire pub’s plans for a sexual entertainment venue (SEV) licence.
06-Jan-2017 - Legendary London nightclub Fabric’s reopening has not made director Cameron Leslie feel either pleased or relieved.
05-Jan-2017 - Iconic London nightclub Fabric has warned partygoers there is no safe way to take drugs ahead of its reopening, this weekend (Friday 6 January).
03-Jan-2017 - Police are obstructing a Teesside pub’s bid to open until 5.30am because of its “violent past”, despite bosses claiming the site now attracts a more “cosmopolitan” clientele.
22-Dec-2016 - The Gambling Commission and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport have reviewed proposals for operating licence annual fees, which will come into force this year.
22-Dec-2016 - The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has written to Liverpool City Council to ask for clarification over the process it used to reach a decision to implement a late-night...
22-Dec-2016 - The introduction of the Night Tube to London has seen an uplift in drinks sales – but at the expense of food sales, a new report has shown.
22-Dec-2016 - Licensing solicitor Poppleston Allen has claimed a lack of action taken by courts against convicted personal licence holders is down to ignorance.
19-Dec-2016 - Temporary Event Notices (TENs) have been successful in England and Wales since the inception of the Licensing Act 2003, according to licensing specialists Poppleston Allen.
16-Dec-2016 - Sadiq Khan has appointed top lawyer Philip Kolvin QC as chair of the Night Time Commission to “protect” London’s night-time economy.
13-Dec-2016 - The festive period will likely involve a police drink-drive campaign showing disturbing images and reinforcing the devastating effect that ‘just one more’ drink can have on families.
12-Dec-2016 - A craft beer shop in East London's cumulative impact zone has been granted a milestone licence for on and off-trade sales.
09-Dec-2016 - The House of Lords licensing committee is expected to publish its report into the impact of the Licensing Act 2003 by the beginning of April 2017.
07-Dec-2016 - Liverpool City Council has announced the city’s late-night levy (LNL), which was signed off in November, will be implemented on 1 April 2017.
05-Dec-2016 - A pub has won a three-year legal battle to be able to continue hosting live bands and musical entertainment.
02-Dec-2016 - Only 11% of pubs, bars and restaurants in England and Wales have 24-hour licences, latest Home Office statistics have revealed.
30-Nov-2016 - Representatives of the late-night economy have called for the UK to have an agent-of-change principle in regards to planning around licensed premises.
30-Nov-2016 - Pubs minister Andrew Percy has revealed that 13,000 pubs could be eligible for complete small-business rate relief, following the Autumn Statement.
29-Nov-2016 - Legal specialists Poppleston Allen reveal top tips for licensees on home delivery of alcohol.
24-Nov-2016 - Creating a night-time economy that suits local residents, the Night Tube's impact on London and the effect of pre-loading on crime are all up for discussion at the next session...
22-Nov-2016 - A representative of Waitrose has said that the company sees “no evidence” of pre-loading at the House of Lords review of the Licensing Act 2003, which also saw a representative...
21-Nov-2016 - Famed nightclub Fabric is set to reopen just months after it was closed and had its licence revoked.
21-Nov-2016 - The Lords Committee has released the questions it will be asking supermarkets following JDW boss Tim Martin calling on the committee to grill the retail giants over VAT
18-Nov-2016 - Talks are underway to re-open iconic London nightclub Fabric, which closed earlier this year following the drug-fuelled deaths of two teenagers, The Morning Advertiser (MA) understands.