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ALMR, Issues affecting the Licensed Industry Nationally

  ALMR Press Notice – immediate 04.08.2017 MAC consultation an opportunity for sector engagement Coinciding with the launch of its call for evidence today, the ALMR has written to the Migration Advisory Committee carrying out the investigation into the benefits of migrant workers in the UK. The ALMR’s letter highlights the important economic contribution being… Read More »

ALMR, Budget Report on Rates etc.

Safeguarding of rates appeals a positive move by Government The ALMR has welcomed the Government response to its consultation on business rates appeals and the discarding of plans to dismiss appeals on the grounds of reasonable professional judgement; but is inviting additional clarity on the proposed alternatives. In its response published today, the Department for… Read More »

Licensed hospitality worst affected by crippling rates increases, ALMR

Licensed hospitality worst affected by crippling rates increases   The ALMR has repeated calls for sector-specific action on business rates and highlighted the problem being faced by the country’s pubs, bars and restaurants. The move follows a suggestion by Centre for Cities that business will benefit from the recent business rates revaluation. Telephone calls to… Read More »

ALMR welcomes Government review of business rates

ALMR welcomes Government review of business rates   If you would like to read the latest Industry News and Corporate Activity, please click on the following link, before 9.00 am for yesterdays News, click on the link after 9.00 am for latest Weekday’s News The ALMR has welcomed Sajid Javid’s comments on… Read More »


NATIONAL PROOF OF AGE STANDARDS SCHEME (PASS) Government support for PASS identification scheme welcomed PASS has welcomed the Government’s support of the National Proof of Age Standards Scheme (PASS) and has urged the licensed hospitality sector to support the scheme by accepting PASS cards in their venues. The Home Office today launched a new campaign… Read More »

ALMR, Future Shock reveals causes for optimism amid challenges 

  Future Shock reveals causes for optimism amid challenges  Brexit and rising costs will present out of home eating and drinking operators with big challenges in 2017—but new openings growth, technology and the Night Tube are among the reasons to be optimistic about the sector’s future. Those are among the findings in the second issue… Read More »


ALMR News Press Notice   Cheshire East’s common sense a welcome approach, says ALMR The ALMR has welcomed the decision not to introduce either a Late Night Levy or Early Morning Restriction Order in Cheshire. Cheshire East Council’s Licensing Committee met this week and decided against introducing either measure following a recommendation from the Council’s… Read More »

No evidence MUP (minimum unit pricing) will deliver on objectives

No evidence MUP will deliver on objectives The ALMR has voiced concerns about the Scottish Government’s decision to introduce minimum unit pricing for alcohol, despite no evidence that it will deliver on its objectives. Scotland’s Court of Session has this morning given the Scottish Government approval to introduce the measure. ALMR Chief Executive Kate Nicholls… Read More »