Category Archives: Licensing updates.

JG&Partners, Scotland:- Minimum Unit Price consultation

  Scotland:- Minimum Unit Price consultation Posted: 06 Dec 2017 01:00 AM PST The Scottish Government has launched a consultation on their proposal to impose a minimum price per unit of alcohol of 50 pence – details of which can be found here: ‘Improving Scotland’s Health: Minimum Unit Pricing of Alcohol’. A copy of the draft… Read More »

JG & Partners, Christmas Licensing Update

  Welcome to our Christmas Licensing Update This update is effectively our last before Christmas. We hope that you enjoy a prosperous but peaceful festive trade. This year, instead of dispatching Christmas cards we are making a charitable donation to two local charities we have been supporting of late  Amy’s Retreat and Roundabout. On the… Read More »

April Licensing Update from JG&Partners

Welcome to our April Licensing Update – a House of Lords ‘special’! This month’s update conveniently coincides with the publication overnight of the House of Lords report into the workings of the Licensing Act 2013 – but also contains details of other important changes imminently to affect operators.  Happy reading! House of Lords Select Committee… Read More »

March licensing update, from JG&Partners

Welcome to the March licensing update Another month passes; another monthly update. We would particularly draw your attention to our further reminder on the Alcohol Wholesale Registration Scheme which goes live on 1 April. Also our new CSE Awareness/Avoidance leaflet can be accessed below. We know of a number of operators who are looking to… Read More »

JG&Partners, October licensing further update

  JG&Partners, October licensing further update Scotland – Minimum Pricing – Court of Session decision The long running saga over the Scottish Governments intention to introduce a minimum unit price for alcohol of 50p (opposed by the Scotch Whisky Association) may finally be drawing to a close. In December 2015, the European Court of Justices… Read More »

JG & Partners, August Licensing News

    Taxi and private hire vehicle licensing – England & Wales – Briefing document Posted: 11 Aug 2016 09:00 AM PDT A Parliamentary Briefing paper, released yesterday, sets out the licensing arrangements for taxis and private hire vehicles and their drivers and the enforcement of those licences. It also looks at some of the… Read More »

JG & Partners Jun/July Licensing News

JG & Partners June/July Licensing News Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Parliamentary Committee launches an inquiry into the economic etc. impact of food waste in England. Posted: 11 Jul 2016 07:00 AM PDT In the UK, approximately 8 million tonnes of food is wasted post-manufacture, including households, retail and wholesale and hospitality/food sector. 60% of… Read More »