Category Archives: Licensing updates.

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 »

PASS Card Update, Gambling, MP’s back Agent of Change Bill

PASS Card Update Gambling – Betting shops: licensing and planning issues – a briefing document MP’s back Agent of Change Bill PASS Card Update Posted: 22 Jan 2018 08:00 AM PST On the 17th January PASS (Proof of Age Standard Scheme) launched an updated card format which includes the National Police Chief’s Council (NPCC) logo… Read More »

Alcohol to be ‘grounded’ at Airports? Government to Consider Licensing Restrictions

Short changed on a coffee? Posted: 11 Jan 2018 03:00 AM PST In case of passing interest; It is being reported from the USA that a class-action lawsuit accusing Starbucks of under filling lattes has been thrown out by a judge in Oakland, California. The US district judge found insufficient evidence that Starbucks cheated customers… Read More »

Late Night Levy Criticised for Yielding Low Income

Late Night Levy Criticised for Yielding Low Income Posted: 03 Jan 2018 04:00 AM PST The Late Night Levy fee is imposed by some Licensing Authorities upon Licensed premises operating between 00:00 (Midnight) and 6:00am. It was projected and promoted as a tool for local authorities, to collect income from Late Operating licensed premises, to… Read More »

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 »