Night-Time Economy

Vibrant city: London Mayor Sadiq Khan has plans to improve night life in the capital

London mayor’s 24-hour vision aims to boost night-time economy

By Claire Churchard

Pubs in the capital can expect to receive a boost in trade as Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has pledged he will plan for the city’s nightlife in the same way he does for daytime activities, as part of a newly launched 24-hour vision for London.

Plans backed: Mayor of London Sadiq Khan is keen to protect pubs

ALMR supports London mayor’s 'agent-of-change' stance

By Georgina Townshend

In response to Sadiq Khan’s consultation on culture and the night-time economy, which recognises the importance of protecting London’s pubs, the Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) has said the 'agent-of-change' principle should...

Five ways to improve the night-time economy

Night-time economy

Five ways to improve the night-time economy

By Liam Coleman

"Sometimes I’ll start seminars with a game of word association and when I say night-time economy, often what I’ll get back is binge drinking or crime and disorder," Philip Kolvin QC tells the PMA ahead of the release of his report on how to...

A training idea that's so old it feels new

Training

A training idea that's so old it feels new

By Paul Chase

I regularly have discussions about what’s trending in training and sometimes you come across an idea that is so old that when it gets revived it seems new!

Local residents fear the 'draconian' step would destroy the existing night-time economy

Hackney to consider licence refusal policy despite opposition

By Ellie Bothwell

A new policy meaning that new licence applications for pubs and bars in Hackney could be automatically refused, due to the “detrimental impact” on residents, may be introduced - despite the fact a consultation on the measure has been opposed by 85% of...

From 2015, weekend services will run through the night

Pub trade welcomes 24-hour weekend Tube move

By John Harrington; Ellie Bothwell

The pub trade has welcomed news that the London Underground is to open for 24 hours a day on key lines on Friday and Saturday evenings from 2015.

The West End Commission report calls for a “clear distinction” between the evening and night-time economies

Report calls for licensing clarity in London's West End

By Mark Wingett

The licensing policy for London’s West End should make a clear distinction between venues that trade in the “evening” - until about midnight – and late-night drinking outlets, and give more flexibility around licence conditions to the former.