Category Archives: Online Gambling

JG&P, December Licensing Update and News

Welcome to our December Licensing Update   Battling Illegal Gaming on Premises – review your policies now  This article gives a summary of a recent disappointing operation carried out by the Gambling Commission at pubs and bars with gaming machines. Read more here Premises Licence Holders! Checking your Annual Fee Invoice could save you Money! … Read More »

JG&P, November licensing update

  Welcome to our November licensing update Christmas will soon be on us; time to remember any possible requirement for festive Temporary Event Notices as mentioned below. This week has seen the release of both the latest Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners directories. For us lawyers these are like appearing in a list of… Read More »

JG&P, October Licensing Update

Welcome to our October Licensing Update As usual this contains items posted to our website over the past month. In a rather unusual instruction for us we have been consulted by a television company to provide licensing advice on a long running soap opera to ensure that their upcoming story lines are accurate. We can’t… Read More »

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&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Licence revoked following immigration visits A Premises Licence for a restaurant in Bexhill on Sea, East Sussex was revoked following a Review hearing by Rother District Council.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&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 »