Category Archives: JG & Partners, Licensing Solicitors

JG&P, last months Licensing News.

More Affordable Justice?? Court Fees for Lodging Licensing Appeals greatly reduced  On the 25th July 2018, the fees payable to the Court for lodging a Licensing Appeal were much reduced.  Previously the fee was £410.00, but as a result of the change in the law, it now stands at £70.00. Read more here “That’s time… Read More »

JG & Partners. More Affordable Court Fees for Lodging Licensing Appeals

More Affordable Justice?? Court Fees for Lodging Licensing Appeals greatly reduced Posted: 31 Jul 2018 10:05 AM PDT On the 25th July 2018, The Court of Protection, Civil Proceedings and Magistrates Courts Fees ( Amendment ) Order 2018 came into force. This has now greatly reduced the fees payable to the Court for lodging a… Read More »

Poppleston Allen, Latest News

  The National Planning Policy Framework July 2018 – Now Includes ‘Agent of Change’ Agent of Change’ Has Arrived – Acoustic Expert Peter Rogers gives his views on the changes included in the National Planning Policy Framework (July 2018) Please click here to read the article in full. Scottish Government consults on introduction of personal… Read More »

JG&P, Welcome to our July Licensing Update

  Welcome to our July Licensing Update What a start to July, hopefully sales have been soaring as high as the temperatures. Fingers crossed for Wednesday evening. #isitcominghome On to the news, as posted to our website in the past month or so…   PPL consultation on Specially Featured Entertainment (SFE) tariff The music licensing… Read More »

JG & Partners, Latest Licensing News

  “Entitled to Work?” – Premises Licence revoked following immigration visits A Premises Licence for a restaurant in Bexhill on Sea, East Sussex was revoked following a Review hearing by Rother District Council. This is a timely reminder for operators to make sure their own internal procedures, regarding their employees, are up to date and… Read More »

JG&P, Latest Licensing and Gambling Information.

  BBPA Guidance for Russia 2018 The BBPA has produced guidance for pubs in anticipation of the imminent World Cup. Suggested advice within the Guidance for pubs contacting the police and licensing officers to let them know plans for showing FIFA World Cup events, as well as making public transport information readily available to assist… Read More »

JG&Partners, “Protecting your business?” £5,000 fine for failing to display Food Hygiene Ratings

“Protecting your business?” £5,000 fine for failing to display Food Hygiene Ratings A recent case at Cardiff Magistrates Court, in which a business owner was fined £5,000, highlights the obligations businesses have to display their food hygiene ratings, in Wales and Northern Ireland. The case surrounded a restaurant which had been given a Two-star rating, … Read More »

JC&P, Royal Wedding – Update, Portman Group – Code of Practice review.

Licensing – Royal Wedding – Update Parliament has now approved the draft Order which serves to extend licensing hours on the occasion of the forthcoming Royal  Wedding. As previously reported, the Order allows licensed premises in England and Wales to open for an extra two hours for licensable activities, as follows: Friday 18 May 2018 –… Read More »

JG&P Latest Licensing News

  Latest Licensing News   Gambling – Gambling Commission announce new CEO The appointment of Neil McArthur as their new CEO has been announced this week by the Gambling Commission. His appointment follows the departure of Sarah Harrison MBE at the end of February  (to take up the role of Director General, Corporate Services at… Read More »

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 »