Licensing Authorities

Fall in number of councils considering an EMRO

Fall in number of councils considering an EMRO

By Ellie Bothwell

The number of licensing authorities in England and Wales considering the introduction of an early morning restriction order (EMRO) has fallen sharply, new research from Poppleston Allen has revealed.


Why unlicensed Innsatiable is inn-tolerable and totally inn-excusable

By Rob Willock

The PMA’s investigation last week into the retail activities of Innsatiable, the Farnham ‘furniture shop’ that gives away free alcohol, supported by the sale of beermats at £2.75, has caused mixed feelings in the offices of the Publican’s Morning Advertiser.

Licensing study: the conclusions

Licensing study: the conclusions

By Jonathan Smith

There were some interesting conclusions from Poppleston Allen’s late-night licensing survey, which you may have seen published recently. Between August and November 2011 we contacted, by telephone, 99% of all the licensing authorities in England and Wales...

Simmonds: new approach to tackling problem drinking is needed

'Licensing changes could drown pubs'

By Ewan Turney

The British Beer and Pub Association has proposed a number of "positive alternatives" to the Government's planned overhaul of licensing.

The three-year itch

The three-year itch

This is the time when every local council in England and Wales should be consulting with the licensed trade on changes they propose to make to their...