Monthly Archives: October 2010

ALMR, Bob Neil appointed Community Pubs Minister

Commenting on the announcement of Bob Neill MP as the minister responsible for community pubs, Nick Bish, Chief Executive of the Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) said: “We are delighted that Bob Neil has been appointed as Community Pubs Minister. This announcement is recognition by the government of the enormously important role that pubs… Read More »

Barrel-Dregs, Brulines have stirred up the GMB (140)

TRADING STANDARDS PROTOCOL SAYS BRULINES FIGURES USED TO FINE PUB TENANTS ARE “ESTIMATED”, EQUIPMENT CAN BE “CIRCUMVENTED” AND ADVISES TESTERS TO KEEP TENANTS IN THE DARK   This trading standards protocol should be published in full by local trading standards officers investigating Brulines equipment in pubs says GMB   The Trading Standards protocol for officers… Read More »

Barrel-Dregs, it doesn’t always pay to be totally honest. (138)

  A licensee awoke during the night to discover prowlers in his bottle store.He immediately called 999, gave his address, to report the prowlers and possible burglary.The operator at the other end said “Are they in the pub?” He said they were not, only in his bottle store at the back of the pub. The operator said there were no cars… Read More »

Poppleston Allen, The NEW (2010 edition) Licensed Trade Guide

  Licensed Trade eNews News on the law affecting the licensed trade delivered direct to your desktop.   The NEW (2010 edition) Licensed Trade Guide The NEW (2010 edition) Licensed Trade Guide for The Licensing Act 2003 is a revision of the handy pocket-sized (15cm x 10.5cm) easy reference tool, much loved by licensees,… Read More »

CPL, Progressive, convenient E-Learning, a practical step forward.

Training can be done very effectively in house with E-Learning. The Kingfisher employs 27 people on a part-time and full-time basis and all staff are required to complete courses covering compliance training from CPL E-Learning in areas such as health & safety and manual handling. Pub manager, Carolyn Brown has encouraged her team to log… Read More »

John Gaunt & Partners, Licensing Specialists

JOHN GAUNT & PARTNERS is a legal practice operating throughout England, Wales and Scotland and deals only in licensed and entertainment, gambling and associated regulatory matters.  Established in 1995, we provide a dedicated, first class, pro-active and cost effective service to meet the needs of those active in the leisure industry, both in the on… Read More »