Licensing law

TENs and converting space: The latest legal Q&A from specialist licensing solicitors Poppleston Allen looks at temporary event notices (TENs) and space conversion.

Legal Q&A: TENs and converting space

By Poppleston Allen

The latest legal Q&A from specialist licensing solicitors Poppleston Allen looks at temporary event notices (TENs) and space conversion.

Conditions: Check your licensing regarding whether children are allowed in your premises.

Family matters at licensed premises

By Poppleston Allen

The summer holidays are fast approaching and you may notice an increase in the number of families coming into your premises with children. It is important that staff are trained in relation to the presence of children and your responsibilities under the...

Sports betting: It is an offence under the Gambling Act 2005 to allow, cause or permit your pub to be used to provide facilities for betting.

Sports betting: It’s not worth gambling with your licence

By Poppleston Allen

We are a nation of punters. No doubt some of you reading this will have put a bet on a horse running in the Grand National or at Cheltenham or, more recently at Ascot, or on a team to win the World Cup in Russia (although hopefully not Saudi Arabia!).

Expert opinion: Lisa Sharkey doesn't see much early impact for licensing from Brexit negotiations

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How could Brexit affect licensing laws for pubs?

By Poppleston Allen

With less than nine months to go until the UK leaves the European Union (EU), Lisa Sharkey, managing partner at law firm Poppleston Allen, outlines the impact Brexit could have on the country’s licensing laws.

Drink driving and bankruptcy query: Will a drink driving conviction and having been declared bankrupt impact someone's ability to be a site's DPS?

Legal Q&A: Drink driving, bankruptcy and CVAs

By Poppleston Allen

The latest legal Q&A from specialist licensing solicitors Poppleston Allen looks at the impact of bankruptcy and a drink driving conviction on employment as well as what options are on the table to manage a barren spell in business.

Hot food rules: What additional permissions do pubs need to provide hot food later into the evening?

Legal Q&A: Rules on serving hot food

By Poppleston Allen

Specialist licensing solicitors Poppleston Allen's latest legal Q&A looks at the rules governing service of hot food and drinks.

Street smart: You may need a pavement license

Get permission for your outside seating area

By Poppleston Allen

It’s May, we are in the middle of spring (officially), with longer days and the hope of some sunshine, many of your customers will no doubt want to sit outside your premises enjoying a meal or a drink.

Plan ahead: Tension can run high during a world cup tournament

Be a responsible world cup host

By Poppleston Allen

As football fanatics and detractors alike brace themselves for a summer of national flags, bunting, shouting at televisions, and packed pubs, so too does the hospitality sector.