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...
24-Jan-2017 - Identity cards have come of age. Here's what you need to know on the legality of accepting proof-of-age identification.
16-Jan-2017 - 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.