Royal Assent

The Small Business Bill and Deregulation Bill both received Royal Assent yesterday

Enterprise welcomes Royal Assent for pubs code

By James Wallin, M&C Report

Enterprise Inns has welcomed the granting of Royal Assent for the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill yesterday, which enshrines in law the introduction of a pubs code and adjudicator.

Licensees will need to enclose their existing licence along with the application form

Home Office issues guidance on personal licence renewals

By Ellie Bothwell

The Home Office has published guidance outlining how publicans need to renew personal licences, but has not yet provided the new application form or set a date for when the deregulation of the licences will come into force.

Smoke ban should pass through Lords today

Smoke ban should pass through Lords today

By Iain O'Neil

The Government's controversial Health Bill looks set to pass through the House of Lords today on its way to becoming law. The Bill, which contains...