Licensing law

Basic advice: seasoned staff as well as juniors can use these tips

Legal top tips: advice working at licensed premises

By Poppleston Allen

With a son who has just started a part-time job working behind a bar while at university, it seemed the right time to share the pearls of wisdom I have given him on some of the things he needs to watch out for.

Hit the right note: raves often fail to meet deregulation qualification because of occupancy figures and the times they take place

Raves do not have to be illegal

By Poppleston Allen

You may have seen recent news reporting the National Police Chiefs’ Council’s concerns over a rise in illegal raves across Britain.

Forward planning: temporary event notices can be key for the festive period

Dealing with TENs for the festive period

By Poppleston Allen

Bonfire night is becoming a distant memory and, before we know it, we will be entering the festive period, a key time for the licensed trade.

Rising up: the number of personal licences approved has increased by 1,100 in England and Wales

5% rise in personal licences issued

By Nikkie Sutton

More than 700,000 personal licences were granted in the 12 months to the end of March 2018 – a 5% increase on the previous year.

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