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Employment law help for pubs launched

Employment law help for pubs launched

Pubs are urged to take advantage of free help on employment law. The Government has launched a campaign to ensure small businesses get help from the...

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Holiday for a new worker Q I started work in a pub in October and I work a five-and-a-half-day week. I asked the owner about holidays and he said we...

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Raising the price of drinks Q We are the only pub in this area and do not have much local trade. Next month there is a special event nearby, with...

Health & Safety issue of the day

Health & Safety issue of the day

Vastly experienced licensed trade accountant David Jones is sponsoring a seminar on Health and Safety and Employment law. The two key areas for...

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Licensing@aol.com

Deceased licence holder Q A colleague has died suddenly while on holiday. For some reason his wife was not named on the licence. What is the legal...

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Recipe for rowdy youngsters Q We have been having trouble at our pub with groups of youngsters whose loud, drunken behaviour has put other customers...

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Are old notices still valid? Q Do we still have to put up the old-style notices on spirit quantities etc that you used to get from trade stockists? I...

Mayfair club still allowing smoking

Mayfair club still allowing smoking

By Joe Lutrario

The owner of a Mayfair private members club is still encouraging his customers to smoke while he waits for his day in court

Move to outlaw pub banter

Move to outlaw pub banter

By Graham Ridout

Licensees who allow customers to flirt with or pester barmaids could face legal action under new equality laws being drawn up by the Government. The...

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Old notices in the bar QWe still have the statutory Licensing Act 1964 notice about drinking-up time displayed in our bar. This notice is out of...

Gambling with deadlines

Gambling with deadlines

By Peter Coulson

Peter Coulson, MA legal expert, looks at the issues around gaming licences