14 October 2021

Don’t let Halloween become a licensing nightmare

The autumn events schedule is almost here with Halloween and Guy Fawkes Night fast approaching, hopefully very different propositions to their 2020 Covid-related counterparts.
29 September 2021

Your guide to the latest licensing law changes

As we move out of summer and into autumn, I thought it might be helpful to do a little round up of some of the changes […]
8 September 2021

Free advice on tackling noise complaints

With noise nuisance rapidly becoming a major problem for a lot of operators on the return to trade, thereâs still time to register to take part […]
12 August 2021

LGA repeats calls for health objective in licensing decisions

The Local Government Association (LGA) has again called for current licensing laws need to be updated to include an objective of public health, alongside wider safety […]
9 July 2021

How can pubs stay open later for England v Italy on Sunday 11 July?

Further details about the relaxation of licensing laws, permitting pubs to stay open later on Sunday (11 July) for the UEFA Euro 2020 final have been […]
7 July 2021

Pubs permitted to stay open later for Euros final

Licensing laws will be relaxed, allowing the on-trade to remain trading for an additional 45 minutes this Sunday (11 July), the Government has confirmed.
10 June 2021

New licensing regulations ‘positive news’ for sector

Amendments to licensing regulations for England and Wales have been welcomed by sector bosses, who say the new measures will help pubs recover from the pandemic.
20 May 2021

Reason for refusal ‘critical’ in bar’s mixed gender groups-only booking policy

Lawyers have claimed a London-based operator could be breaching the Equality Act if its ‘mixed gender groups’ booking policy means LGBT groups are turned away, according […]
22 March 2021

Marquees ‘permitted for duration of summer’ without planning permission required

Pubs will be allowed to install marquees in beer gardens for the entire summer instead of 28 days currently allowed, without the requirement for planning permission, […]
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