14/12/2018

Source: Security Industry Authority (SIA) website. Christmas is coming, and pubs and clubs will soon be full of Christmas get-togethers, office parties, and people celebrating the arrival of the holidays. It’s also a time when some people can find themselves in a dangerous situation, either inside a venue or out on the streets, and need extra protection. Door supervisors can make a big difference to the outcome of a night out by intervening to assist a vulnerable person in tro...

04/12/2018

Some of the topics featured in this month's licensing newsletter. Battling Illegal Gaming on Premises – review your policies now Premises Licence Holders! Checking your Annual Fee Invoice could save you Money! Planning application for flats refused due to an objection by music venue Gambling - Mandatory and Default Conditions Gambling - B2 stake reduction brought forward to April 2019 The above news items, and more, can be viewed by clicking he...

07/11/2018

Some of the topics featured in this month's licensing newsletter. Airside alcohol licensing at international airports in England and Wales: call for evidence Christmas and New Year’s TENs 2018 NLW/NMW - and the Budget 2018 Manslaughter Conviction Following Allergy Death Alcohol and late night refreshment licensing statistics 2018 Consultation on banning the distribution of plastic straws Marriage / civil ceremony licences – proposed chang...

26/10/2018

About Responsible Gambling Week: • Responsible Gambling Week (RGW) is a national, cross-industry awareness campaign to promote responsible gambling in the United Kingdom and Ireland. • Responsible Gambling Week 2018 runs from 1st November-7th November 2018. • The campaign is led by the Industry Group for Responsible Gambling (IGRG) and all five sectors of the UK gambling industry (arcades, bingo clubs, bookmakers, casinos and online) and the Irish...

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...