Category Archives: JG & Partners, Licensing Solicitors

On the 6th April 2018 the new soft drinks industry levy will take effect, latest OnLine Gambling

  On the 6th April 2018 the new soft drinks industry levy will take effect. Drinks which will be effected include drinks which meet the following conditions: it has a content of 1.2% alcohol by volume or less it’s either ready to drink, or to be drunk it must be diluted with water, mixed with… Read More »

Latest Licensing News around the UK, JG&P

Latest Licensing News around the UK, JG&P Minimum Unit Pricing (Wales) Posted: 15 Mar 2018 05:00 AM PDT Yesterday we provided an update on the introduction of Minimum Unit Pricing (MUP) in Scotland. Also this week the process of introducing MUP in Wales took another step forward. On 13th March the Welsh Assembly voted in… Read More »

March Licensing Update from JG&Partners

Welcome to our March Licensing Update The news hot off the press is that the Government has approved a licensing extension throughout England and Wales on the occasion of the Royal Wedding, although it is presently unclear whether this will serve to extend hours for already authorised regulated entertainment; if not, and entertainment is to… Read More »

Changes to the Application Form to change the Designated Premises Supervisor

  Changes to the Application Form to change the Designated Premises Supervisor Date: 28 February 2018 Author/Solicitor: Jonathan Smith “The Government yesterday laid regulations which will come into force on 23rd March 2018, amending the application form to specify an individual named as a Designated Premises Supervisor. The only change is to the notification process… Read More »

JG&Partners, Latest Licensing News

Latest Licensing News Revocation of Personal Licence/Immigration Posted: 28 Feb 2018 06:00 AM PST Slough Borough Council Licensing Su- Committee revoked a Personal Licence flowing from the Review of a Premises Licence heard before Hillingdon Borough Council. In June 2017 a multi-agency operation took place with the Metropolitan Police, HMRC and Immigration Officers under Section 179… Read More »

JG&Partners, The Licensing Officer Scam!

  The Licensing Officer Scam! Posted: 13 Feb 2018 09:00 AM PST Swale Council have recently written to their licensees to warn against a confidence trickster operating in their area. The scam involves a criminal attending the premises and posing as a Licensing Officer, demanding payment of the licence annual fee in cash. As with… Read More »

Minimum Unit Pricing of Alcohol & Future Of London At Night

Liverpool Council first to debate benefits of Minimum Unit Pricing of Alcohol? Posted: 30 Jan 2018 07:00 AM PST A special health summit looking at the effects of Alcohol is due to take place in Liverpool today. Liverpool Council will meet with Public Health officials, the NHS and Alcohol Charities to discuss a plan for… Read More »

Food Hygiene Prosecution for using unsuitable wooden plates.

Food Hygiene Prosecution Posted: 26 Jan 2018 07:00 AM PST Food Hygiene Prosecution for using unsuitable wooden plates. A Birmingham restaurant learned an expensive lesson in relation to food hygiene when it was fined £50,000 by Birmingham Magistrates’ Court. Ibrahim’s Grill and Steak House had adopted the use of wooden boards as is currently popular… Read More »

Alcohol Minimum Unit Pricing, Merger to Create “Powerful Unified Voice”

Alcohol Minimum Unit Pricing – Select Committee scrutiny Posted: 23 Jan 2018 03:00 AM PST The Health and Home Affairs Committees of the House of Commons is to consider implications of alcohol Minimum Unit Pricing (MUP) with charities, academics, professional bodies and industry on Monday 22 January 2018. The session will look to assess the case… Read More »