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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 »

Why you should not buy a Pub Lease. without serious Pub Management experience.

Why you should not buy a Pub Lease. without serious Pub Management experience. Buying Pub Leases:- This is probably the biggest leap into the dark that any sane individual takes when he makes a career move, whether this is caused through boredom with their present job, redundancy or a casual drinker who believes he can… Read More »

Changes to copyright laws – calling all operators!

Changes to copyright laws – calling all operators! We think this is sufficiently topical and far-reaching to merit a one-off update. Please bear with us on this (and read on!). Recently introduced changes to section 72 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 will affect most, if not all, operators and letters of demand… Read More »

Punch agrees to £402.7m takeover offer:

Punch agrees to £402.7m takeover offer: Thu 15th Dec 2016 Punch has agreed to a £402.7m takeover offer from private equity firm Patron Capital Advisers LLP and Dutch brewer Heineken. Patron and Emerald Investment Partners revealed rival offers for Punch on Wednesday (14 December), sending shares in the pub company surging by 40%. Punch is the second-largest… Read More »

Shares at Punch climb almost 40% following takeover bids

Shares at Punch climb almost 40% following takeover bids: Shares at Punch have climbed almost 40% after it confirmed it had received two takeover bids. The company’s share price increased 48.5p to 177.00p on Wednesday afternoon (14 December) from the start of trading – up by 37.74%. It confirmed earlier in the day it had… Read More »

JG&Partners, Mid November Licensing updates

JG&Partners, Mid November Licensing updates Gambling – Commission publishes new consultation This week the Gambling Commission launched a new consultation regarding the regulatory returns operators must submit each year. The consultation proposes changes to the information that operators will be required to provide. The changes cover a range of issues including gaming machines and underage… 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 »