Category Archives: ALMR

ALMR echoes Committee’s call for Brexit clarity, possible Welsh Tourism Tax

Committee’s call for Brexit clarity, possible Welsh Tourism Tax The ALMR has echoed the sentiments of the Home Affairs Committee’s report on delivery of Brexit and called on the Government to provide more clarity on ongoing and future processes. The Committee has called for detail on a range of issues including the legal status of… Read More »

ALMR reacts to Government employment plan

ALMR reacts to Government employment plan  The ALMR has responded to publication of the Government’s Good Work plan and welcomed steps to address illegal use of unpaid interns but called on the Government to provide additional clarity for businesses. ALMR Chief Executive Kate Nicholls said: “This is a welcome, proactive approach from the Government in… Read More »

On trade beer sales drop underlines need for business rates reform

  On trade beer sales drop underlines need for business rates reform Commenting on the publication of beer sales figures today, ALMR CEO Kate Nicholls said: “The beer sales upturn reflects Government having listened to the united industry that lobbied on beer duty. However, the continued downturn of beer sale in pubs only emphasises the… Read More »

Radical taxation overhaul needed to bring business tax into 21st Century

Radical taxation overhaul needed to bring business tax into 21st Century The ALMR has warned that without Government action to overhaul business taxation, the hospitality sector will overpay business rates by £10billion by 2025. In its submission to the Government’s consultation on corporate tax and the digital economy the ALMR has called for a radical… Read More »

ALMR reacts on move to roll out Agent of Change Principle, plus Gaming Machines

ALMR reacts on move to roll out Agent of Change Principle ALMR Chief Executive Kate Nicholls said: “We’re glad to see that the Government has taken the pragmatic and positive step to introduce the Agent of Change Principle. “It is clearly unfair that venues are required to solve noise issues when property developers have knowingly… Read More »

Proof of Age Standards Scheme, launches a new design to reflect support from the National Police Chiefs’ Council

Proof of Age Standards Scheme press notice  Police on the cards for licensees and door staff From tomorrow (Wednesday 17 January 2018) PASS (Proof of Age Standards Scheme) launches a new design to reflect support from the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) whose logo is now shown on the cards.  The card also displays the… Read More »

ALMR, Environmental issues, possible Bath tourist tax and other.

Collaboration key to tackling environmental issues The ALMR today welcomed the Government’s acknowledgement of the hospitality sector’s innovative measures to reduce the environmental impacts of its operations. Following the Prime Minister’s launch of the Government’s 25 Year Environment Plan, the association also committed to promoting further good practice across hospitality, though warned that consumer behaviour,… Read More »

ALMR launches gold-standard diploma scheme for UK hospitality

If you would like to Advertise with us, please click on the following:- Link ALMR launches gold-standard diploma scheme for UK hospitality The Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) is pleased to announce the launch of the ALMR Diploma for the UK’s hospitality sector. The first stage is designed for Level 2 Hospitality Team Members,… Read More »