A father is pursuing a licensee who left the pub without paying his daughter’s wages.
19-Apr-2017 - With British Summertime under way and the days getting longer, hopefully, we should be in for some better weather and you may be considering using any external areas to take full...
11-Apr-2017 - The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has officially responded to Hackney Council’s consultation on introducing a late-night levy at a time where the House of Lords looks to abolish the order...
10-Apr-2017 - The Government has updated its guidance for licensing authorities following concerns that the new powers may lead to heavy handed implementation of the Licensing Act 2003.
06-Apr-2017 - Proposals to change the Licensing Act have called for the inclusion of an agent-of-change principle to make licensing laws fairer for businesses and residents.
04-Apr-2017 - The chair of the House of Lords inquiry into the Licensing Act 2003 has described the legislation as “fundamentally flawed”, and a number of proposals have been made to fix...
30-Mar-2017 - Hartlepool Borough Council has pushed back a decision on introducing an early morning restriction order (EMRO) this week.
28-Mar-2017 - The House of Lords will announce the findings of its inquiry into the 2003 Licensing Act next Tuesday (4 April).
21-Mar-2017 - Gloucester City Council has delayed its decision on introducing a late-night levy for the city.
16-Mar-2017 - Trade bodies have strengthened calls for an alternative approach to Gloucester’s late-night levy and to look at nearby Cheltenham for inspiration.
14-Mar-2017 - Industry groups have warned Hackney Borough Council that proposals to introduce a late-night levy in the area would be detrimental to local businesses.
27-Feb-2017 - The number of pubs showing Sky illegally is decreasing, the broadcaster’s head of commercial piracy has confirmed.
27-Feb-2017 - Cheltenham Borough Council has decided to scrap its late-night levy in favour of a business improvement district (BID), a decision that is the first of its kind.
27-Feb-2017 - The ex-licensee of a pub on the doorstep of Aston Villa’s ground, Villa Park, has been fined almost £50,000 for showing sport illegally.
23-Feb-2017 - Following a board meeting earlier this month (February), the Institute of Licensing has extended Daniel Davies’s term as chairman until February 2020.
20-Feb-2017 - This week's legal Q & A looks into queries around a DPS being on more than one licence, what happens when a DPS goes on leave and a query around...
16-Feb-2017 - Visitor numbers across Britain are expected to rise further as the weaker pound makes it more attractive to foreigners and Brits alike, according to Dominic Worrall, owner of the Bull...
14-Feb-2017 - Our legal experts give advice on how to spot when there might be something amiss with a new drink you're being offered.
09-Feb-2017 - A new high-profile gay bar in London’s Vauxhall has been granted a 5am licence after lawyers scored a rare victory with the local council’s licensing authority.
08-Feb-2017 - Our legal experts give advice on how to make sure you are sticking to the law on drunk customers.
06-Feb-2017 - Our legal experts tackle your questions on the basics of a late-night levy and obtaining a Temporary Event Notice (TEN) for sporting events.
02-Feb-2017 - Iconic gay pub the Royal Vauxhall Tavern has been granted a mixed use (sui generis) classification, protecting it against development.
02-Feb-2017 - Durham won the top accolade as it was crowned best overall scheme at the Best Bar None (BBN) awards event at the House of Lords last night (1 February).
01-Feb-2017 - Our legal experts look at how being properly on top of paperwork and training can avoid a potentially sticky situation.
27-Jan-2017 - Business in Licensing (BIL) and the Gambling Business Group (GBG) have joined forces in a bid to remove the fee pubs have to pay to inform licensing authorities if they...