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Party time: don't let Christmas revellers spoil the fun

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Top tips: dealing with unpredictable customers

By Poppleston Allen

At this time of year, it is worthwhile reminding operators that Christmas and new year attract office parties and celebrations that will likely take place at licensed premises.

Against the clock: Speak to authorities if you have less time than expected and check your licence because you may be able show early sport

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Applying for TENS against the clock

By Poppleston Allen

Where operators have such permissions but are short on time, my advice has been to speak to the police and licensing officers – the majority take a relaxed view, according to specialist licensing solicitors Poppleston Allen.

Boost for the business: Alcohol delivery offers a new revenue stream

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Top tips: door-to-door alcohol deliveries

By Poppleston Allen

Over the past couple of years, we have received an increasing number of queries from operators considering an alcohol home delivery service.

Urgent work: Sometimes no one will be aware that a premises has been operating illegally for years

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Beware of insolvency complexities

By Poppleston Allen

We have recently been involved in several cases where the premises licence has lapsed by virtue of the licence holder becoming insolvent or being dissolved.

Get some distance: Gaming machines must not be next to ATMs

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Legal Q&A: A-board policy, gaming machines and ATMs

By Poppleston Allen

The latest legal Q&A from specialist licensing solicitors Poppleston Allen covers pub A-boards and placement of gaming machines and on-site cash points.

Revenue stream: in a time of reduced budgets for local authorities, you would think an additional revenue stream would be welcomed with open arms, however, on the whole, councils have resisted the temptation

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Law change may boost ‘failed’ levy

By Poppleston Allen

Although the late-night levy has been largely shunned, geographical changes may see more implementations.

Too late to object: don’t slip up with your temporary event notices

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Legal Q&A: Late TEN rejection and slight licensing variation

By Poppleston Allen

The latest legal Q&A from specialist licensing solicitors Poppleston Allen covers late temporary event notice refusal and informing licensing authorities of variations from layout plans.

Licensing conditions: as students return, ensure you know the rules

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Top tips: beware of drinks promotions

By Poppleston Allen

September is here and the students are back. There will naturally be an increase in posters and flyers as well as social media advertisements for operators publicising promotions at their venues.

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