Local Authorities

Gambling with deadlines

Gambling with deadlines

By Peter Coulson

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

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Sign of the times Q Our pub is off the main road and I want to put up a sign at the end of the lane to direct people to the pub. The landowner is a...

LETTERs

LETTERs

Taking advantage of our pub loos I read with interest how some local authorities are asking pubs to allow the general public to use their toilets...

Fees hike blow for pubs

Fees hike blow for pubs

By Tony Halstead THals22851@aol.coml

Trade groups are "concerned" and "disappointed" that pubs face a 7% hike in annual licence fees over the next three years, following publication of...

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Licensing consultation launched

The Government has today launched its consultation over the revised guidance on licensing. The Department for Culture Media and Sport, which...

LETTERs

LETTERs

Challenging local authorities I was interested to see the article on the matter of licences not issued (MA, Coulson's Legal Advice, 23 November,...

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Signs outside pub QMost of my town's traders put out advertising signs on the pavement or roadway, but I have been told that it is illegal for me to...

Pubs fear local tax plans

Pubs fear local tax plans

By Ewan Turney

Pubs could become "cash cows" if local authorities win back the right to set their own business rates, business experts have warned. A number of...