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Policy checks: furniture licences and age verification policies need to be up to scratch

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Legal Q&A: furniture highway and age challenge policy

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The latest legal Q&A from specialist licensing solicitors Poppleston Allen covers outdoor furniture licences and age verification policies.

Key advice: check your premises licence

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Top tips: your checklist for inspection visits

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I have received a number of queries from clients in the past few weeks relating to inspection visits from licensing authorities.

Get a house full: bingo is not for under-18s

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Legal Q&A: weekly bingo and motion picture licensing

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The latest legal Q&A from specialist licensing solicitors Poppleston Allen covers queries relating to weekly pub bingo and motion picture licensing

Pour your own: hit the right balance with self-service

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Top tips: improving customer experience

By Poppleston Allen

With keen levels of competition on the high street, pubs are constantly striving to come up with innovative customer experiences in order to distinguish themselves from their competitors.

No entry?: The latest legal Q&A from Poppleston Allen examines the rules around age checks and refusing service or entry

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Legal Q&A: Refusing service or entry

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The latest legal Q&A from specialist licensing solicitors Poppleston Allen examines the rules around refusing service or entry.

Significant risk: noise complaints could see pub operators met with enforcement action

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Top tips: how to manage noise complaints

By Poppleston Allen

Following on from our previous top tips on noise in beer gardens earlier this year, and with summer well and truly here with operators using external spaces, now is an apt time to set out some tips for managing the impact of any noise complaints that...

Hit the right note: The Music Venue Trust says for every £10 spent in a grassroots music venue, a further £17 is spent in the night-time economy

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Local pubs are at the heart of the UK’s thriving music scene

By Poppleston Allen

Glastonbury recently flexed its mighty music muscles again, showcasing both established and new acts, attracting huge crowds and (for those of us who prefer to watch from the sofa) TV viewers.

Alfresco style: Check you can use the ‘highway’

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Legal Q&A: external furniture and impact of bankruptcy

By Poppleston Allen

The latest legal Q&A from specialist licensing solicitors Poppleston Allen addresses external furniture queries and how bankruptcy impacts a personal and premises licenses.

A fine art: Follow the advice on submitting drawings

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Top tips: All part of the masterplan

By Poppleston Allen

If you are applying for a new premises licence or are making changes to the layout of an existing premises, you will probably need to submit an application to the local authority, enclosing a copy of suitable licensing drawings.

Opportunity knocks: Use your temporary event notices well

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Top tips: making the most of the UK summer

By Poppleston Allen

In the UK, we are unfortunate not to get a consistent summer of good weather. So it’s crucial for operators to try and maximise every sunny spell possible for that extra trade it can bring in.

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