Temporary Event Notice

Planning for Euro 2016 & the Queen's birthday


Planning for Euro 2016 & the Queen's birthday

By Poppleston Allen

The Government announced last week that pubs will be permitted to sell alcohol on the evenings of Friday 10 and Saturday 11 June until 1am the following morning.

Make sure to switch safely to summer hours


Make sure to switch safely to summer hours

By Poppleston Allen

It is coming to that time of year again where the clocks move forward for British Summer Time (BST) and we will, effectively, lose an hour.

Licensees should check that any entertainment outside is authorised

Legal checklist: Using pubs' outdoor areas

By Poppleston Allen

Warm weather is generally greeted with open arms by pub operators, especially those fortunate enough to have a pleasant and usable external space. This presents a clear opportunity for licensees to really make the most of them. Here are some pointers...

Jubilee celebrations: make sure you have all your permissions in place

Jubilee river traders will need premises licence just like pubs

We are all being urged to engage with the forthcoming celebrations for Her Majesty the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. The Thames river pageant scheduled for Sunday, 3 June promises to be a massive waterborne celebration with many hundreds of rowed boats and...

Watford police to review problem pub licences

Licensees asked to pay policing costs

By John Harrington

Pay for extra police or we'll object to your temporary event notice (TEN) - that's the message from police to licensees in Watford.

Couslson: questioning instant closure power

Closures lead to more questions

By Peter Coulson

Peter Coulson investigates the licence suspensions of Humberside pubs linked to illegal streaming (via computer) of Premiership football matches.