License

Top billing: Lisa Sharkey acknowledges the hard work of the Poppleston Allen solicitors

Top ranking for Poppleston Allen licensing team

By Alice Leader

Alcohol licensing law company – Poppleston Allen – and its team of solicitors have been acknowledged for its licensing, achieving Tier 1 status in both the East Midlands and London, according to the latest results from Legal 500.

Top tips: advice for publicans wanting to add home deliveries and takeaways to their offering.

Top tips: the key to takeaways

By Poppleston Allen

With the rise of third-party home delivery services in recent years we are receiving more queries from operators seeking to add home deliveries and takeaways to their offering.

Licence to change: it is good practice to review your premises licence

Top tips: fine tuning minor variations to licences

By Poppleston Allen

Nobody wants to pay unnecessary administrative costs, and the temptation will always be to leave your premises licence and the plans that are attached to it untouched for as long as possible.

Sound system: operators must ensure they are fully licensed for music

PRS licence reminder following pub ban

By Ed Bedington

Operators are being warned to ensure they are fully licensed to play music in venues after one licensee was hit with a bill for £3,200 and banned from playing music.

Licensing objectives cited: Greene King loses bingo application in Court of Appeal

Greene King loses bingo licence appeal

By Georgina Townshend

The Court of Appeal has refused a Greene King application to have bingo in its pubs, after the court ruled in favour of the Gambling Commission.