17/10/2018

Responsibility for ensuring compliance with the mandatory licence condition setting out the permitted price is the responsibility of a “relevant person”, defined as (in relation to premises licences) the premises licence holder, designated premises supervisor or personal licence holder and (in relation to club premises certificates) a member or officer of a club who is present and able to prevent a supply of alcohol. The premises licence holder, designated premises supervisor ...

01/10/2018

Some of the topics featured in this month's licensing newsletter. British Summer Time ends at 2am Sunday 28 October 2018 HMRC releases minimum wage underpayments data Food allergies - and young people Hospitality Industry urged to respond to the Government Consultation on Calorie Labelling Alcohol Taxation and the Pub Trade - Parliamentary Briefing UKHospitality response to PPL/MPLC Copyright Consultations The above news items, and more, can be view...

11/09/2018

*CONSULTATION IS NOW CLOSED* Leeds City Council is currently consulting on some changes to the Licensing Policy. The existing policy has been reviewed and a number of changes made. Any comments should be made in writing by 30th September 2018. For more information, and to have your say, click here. Disclaimer: Leeds Pubwatch is not responsible for the content of any external internet sites and has not taken any steps to confirm the accuracy or reliability of any i...

11/09/2018

The following is taken from the GOV.UK website. Using CCTV If your business uses CCTV, you must tell people they may be recorded. This is usually done by displaying signs, which must be clearly visible and readable. You must also notify the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) why you’re using the CCTV. You should control who can see the recordings, and make sure the system is only used for the purpose it was intended for. If the s...

04/09/2018

Some of the topics featured in this month's licensing newsletter. Drinkaware Advice for Freshers’ Week 'Government missing opportunity with e-cigarettes' Violent and drunken airline passengers - updated statistics released The BBPA responds to recent Lancet alcohol study The above news items, and more, can be viewed by clicking here. Disclaimer: Leeds Pubwatch is not responsible for the content of any external internet sites and ...

03/08/2018

Some of the topics featured in this month's licensing newsletter. More Affordable Justice?? Court Fees for Lodging Licensing Appeals greatly reduced "That's time at the bar everyone, please" Hackney Council passes new Licensing Policy PPL consultation on Specially Featured Entertainment (SFE) tariff Planning – Planning Guidance now includes ‘Agent of Change’ principle New additions to House of Commons Library The abov...

19/07/2018

Some of the topics featured in this month's licensing newsletter. PPL consultation on Specially Featured Entertainment (SFE) tariff The National Living Wage and the National Minimum Wage - Update "Entitled to Work?" - Premises Licence revoked following immigration visits Home Office Consultation on Regulation of Airport Alcohol Sales to start? The above news items, and more, can be viewed by clicking here. Disclaimer: Leeds Pubwatch i...

06/06/2018

Some of the topics featured in this month's licensing newsletter. World Cup 2018: Promotion of the World Cup - be aware BBPA Guidance for Russia 2018 Serve Legal - 2017 test results in review “Protecting your business?” £5,000 fine for failing to display Food Hygiene Ratings New PRS live performance licence gets Copyright Tribunal approval Gambling - Government's Response to the consultation on proposals for changes to Gaming Machin...

01/05/2018

Some of the topics featured in this month's licensing newsletter. New s.182 Guidance Published Changes to Cumulative Impact Areas Permission granted to Judicially Review Sheffield's SEV policy UK Hospitality sets out its Election Manifesto to councils ahead of Local May 3rd elections Scotland: Minimum Pricing starts 1 May 2018 The above news items, and more, can be viewed by clicking here. Disclaimer: Leeds Pubwatch is not responsible f...

30/04/2018

On 17 January 2018, PASS (Proof of Age Standards Scheme) launched a new design to reflect support from the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) whose logo is now shown on the cards. View the full press release. What is PASS? The PASS card scheme is operated by a Community Interest Company providing accreditation to suppliers of Proof of Age Cards in the UK. The card suppliers are assessed against strict standards by qualified auditors to ensure that they operate to the h...