Monthly Archives: October 2013

MORGAN & CLARKE NOVEMBER 2013 NEWSLETTER, THE LATEST LEGISLATION

The Law of Unintended Consequences   MORGAN & CLARKE  NOVEMBER 2013 NEWSLETTER NO. 26 Pigeon House, The Broadway, Oakridge Lynch, Stroud, Glos. GL6 7NU Email: info@morganandclarke.co.uk   Phone:  01285 719292 www.morganandclarke.co.uk (Also at:  London, Cardiff, Matlock, Braunton, Lewes)     The Law of Unintended Consequences has always been something that is easily overlooked, not least because… Read More »

Punch Taverns’, is the House of Straw about to go up in smoke.

Punch Taverns’ big headache and a House of Straw With a crippling debt hangover, could closing time be approaching for the UK’s second largest pub chain? ( With many thanks to Andrew Saunders of MT Management) Tagged: Strategy, Punch Taverns, Enterprise, Innovation, Leisure & Tourism, Retail Formative years Punch Taverns opened its doors in 1997, a time… Read More »

Consultation – further deregulation of entertainment licensing

DCMS Consultation – further deregulation of entertainment licensing Posted: 22 Oct 2013 05:00 PM PDT The Department for Culture Media & Sport (DCMS) has launched a consultation on the implementation of reforms to deregulate further types of regulated entertainment via a Legislative Reform Order. The consultation anticipates that the changes could come into force as… Read More »

Business rates set to increase for the licensed hospitality sector.

Business rates set to increase for the licensed hospitality sector. ALMR Press Release – Immediate Licensed hospitality may be hit with an increase in business rates which leading trade body the ALMR estimates could cost the sector up to £58 million, following the Office for National Statistics’ announcement earlier this week of RPI of 3.2% for… Read More »

M & C, October Newsletter on the Vagaries of Licensed Property (Always a good read)

Vagaries of this months Licensed Property Well, what a summer that was! A good solid spell of better-than-average sunshine and genuine warmth to rival the sunspots of the North Mediterranean. The debate, of course, continues to rage over climate-change with a very mixed bag of future forecasting for subsequent summers. Put in the context of… Read More »

Government Response to Triennial Review of Gaming Machine Stakes and Prizes

Government Review of Gaming Machine Stakes and Prizes Posted: 09 Oct 2013 05:00 PM PDT The Government has today issued a response to the consultation on proposals to change the maximum stakes and prizes for category B , C and D Gaming Machines. The full document can be viewed by following the link below but… Read More »

Carbon Reporting,for listed businesses, where will they go next?

 | Energy Policy Tags | carbon reporting, emissions, fines, Inteb Keep an eye on carbon reporting or face ‘hefty fines’ Companies have been warned they face ‘hefty fines’ if they don’t keep an eye on their new carbon reporting responsibilities. Carbon reporting specialist Inteb said companies that fail to comply with the law by miscalculating emissions or reporting late will be… Read More »

Personal licences – a cause for concern and some thoughts.

Personal licences – a cause for concern or why you should be worried about their possible abolition Posted: 03 Oct 2013 05:00 PM PDT Paul Charity (Propel) kindly published an opinion piece from us on this subject today. The article can be found here: “Why you should be worried about the abolition of personal licences“. In… Read More »