Licensing

Joint consultation: the decision was made by a variety of groups including veterans and licensing authorities

VE Day opening hours extension confirmed

By Nikkie Thatcher

Pubs in England and Wales that are licensed to trade until 11pm will be able to serve for an additional two hours on Friday 8 May and Saturday 9 May from 11am until 1am the following morning to mark the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe (VE) Day,...

Policing problem: a licence transfer does not take into account a good or bad operator

Difficulty of opposing a transfer

By Poppleston Allen

One of the clichés in the licensing process is for us licensing lawyers to tell the authorities and the licensing committee that our client is ‘a good operator’.

Against the clock: Speak to authorities if you have less time than expected and check your licence because you may be able show early sport

Applying for TENS against the clock

By Poppleston Allen

Where operators have such permissions but are short on time, my advice has been to speak to the police and licensing officers – the majority take a relaxed view, according to specialist licensing solicitors Poppleston Allen.

Boost for the business: Alcohol delivery offers a new revenue stream

Top tips: door-to-door alcohol deliveries

By Poppleston Allen

Over the past couple of years, we have received an increasing number of queries from operators considering an alcohol home delivery service.