16/07/2020

Events Industry Forum - Keeping workers and audiences safe during: COVID-19 - In the Outdoor Event Industry in England 10th July 2020 - Version 1.1 The guidance has been prepared by the Events Industry Forum with input from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and in consultation with Public Health England (PHE) and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). The guidance does not supersede any legal obligations relating to health and safety, employment or equalitie...

14/07/2020

Some of the topics featured in this month's licensing newsletter. Propel Legal Briefing - Let's stick together by Michelle Hazlewood Covid 19 - What you need to know - CPNI Guidance Covid 19 - What you need to know - Eat out, to help out - UPDATE Covid 19 - What you need to know - Pavement Licence Act Progresses through House of Lords Covid 19 - What you need to know – Job Retention Bonus Covid 19 - What you need to know – Chancellor Annou...

09/07/2020

Last Saturday we saw the doors open to some of the City’s pubs, bars and restaurants which was a welcome sight. Feedback from agencies from the weekend is generally positive and it is clear that many operators have taken considerable steps towards implementing measures for a safe re-opening of their business. There were however some themes reported back, and whether you are currently operating or about to resume your business, we need your support in addressing these: The fo...

03/07/2020

Source: GOV.UK New guidance published for hospitality and leisure sector sets out how organisations can keep a secure, short-term record of staff and visitors as they reopen this weekend. To view the guidance, and for more information, click here. Further guidance on maintaining records of staff, customers and visitors to support NHS Test and Trace can be found here. Image: The Crown Disclaimer: Leeds Pubwatch is not responsible for the content of any external ...

24/06/2020

Revised Government guidance issued 23 June 2020 - Keeping workers and customers safe during COVID-19 in restaurants, pubs, bars and takeaway services. To view the latest government guidance published on GOV.UK, click here (click on 'Download this guidance') Image: The Crown 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 information contained i...

09/06/2020

Some of the topics featured in this month's licensing newsletter. Covid 19 - What you need to know - BBPA launches free cross-industry platform to destroy spoilt beer and reclaim duty Covid 19 - What you need to know - Pressure builds on 2m social distancing rule Covid 19 - What you need to know - FCA provide update on business interruption claims Covid 19 - What you need to know - The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) (Amendment) (No. 3) Reg...

04/06/2020

A Do's & Don’ts quick reference guide aimed at Leeds-based operators providing a takeaway food and 'off sales' of alcohol service from licensed premises during the current COVID-19 emergency period has been prepared by Leeds City Council Entertainment Licensing, Leeds City Council Environmental Protection Team and West Yorkshire Police Leeds District Licensing Department. To view the quick guide document, click here. This document should be used as a quick re...

04/05/2020

Some of the topics featured in this month's licensing newsletter. Covid 19 - What you need to know - Approaches to Reopening Gambling - Inquiry on problem gambling - First hearing Covid 19 - What you need to know - Scotland - the route out of lockdown Covid 19 - What you need to know - Wales - the route out of lockdown High Court appeal of decision in Pubs Code arbitration Covid 19 - What you need to know - Fraud and cybercrime Covid 19 - What you need t...

30/04/2020

During these times of difficulty, we want to let you know that we are doing our best to support the licensed trade in Leeds. We have moved all of our services online and are operating remotely. We are here to offer you support and advice by phone or e-mail concerning your licence and below is some information that we hope is useful to you. Licence Applications We are still processing licence applications, but as we have limited access to postal deliveries we would encoura...

30/03/2020

Source: PPL PRS Ltd website PPL PRS Ltd fully appreciates the pressures affecting many businesses across the UK as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. We wish to reassure customers of The Music Licence that we are introducing a number of measures to support them during these unprecedented times. These include: - not charging customers for their music usage during the period they are closed (temporarily or permanently) due to COVID-19; - changes to our payment polici...