Monthly Archives: February 2014

Personal Licences – Changes to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

Personal Licences – Changes to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 Posted: 18 Feb 2014 04:00 PM PST You will no doubt be aware that all personal licence applicants must disclose any unspent relevant convictions on their application paperwork and the Police may object to such application if they feel the granting of the licence… Read More »

Consultation on Local Licence fees, Local Alcohol Action Areas, essential reading for Licensees

Home Office launch consultation on locally set licence fees Posted: 12 Feb 2014 04:00 PM PST The Home Office has today launched a public consultation on the move from centrally-set to locally-set fees under the Licensing Act 2003. The Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011 introduced a power for the Home Secretary to prescribe… Read More »

Latest Licensing Information, Minimum Pricing, NekNominate and Scotland review on Licensing Fees,

Lancet Report – Minimum Unit Pricing – “will save UK lives” Posted: 10 Feb 2014 04:00 PM PST As the Appeal into minimum pricing enters its second week in Scotland a report published in the Lancet has stated that setting a minimum alcohol price of 45 pence a unit in Britain would cut deaths and… Read More »

Morgan & Clarke, February News letter, an essential read on Property (Pubs)

MORGAN & CLARKE  FEBRUARY 2014 NEWSLETTER NO. 29 Pigeon House, The Broadway, Oakridge Lynch, Stroud, Glos. GL6 7NU Email:   Phone:  01285 719292 (Also at:  London, Cardiff, Braunton, Lewes)     Optimism is a precious commodity and if you were paying heed to several of the Chartered Surveyors acting as experts for Pubcos in… Read More »

Another Interesting & Humorous Report from the Smoking Lobby, Worldwide (Barrel-Dregs, 273)

   Smoking bans KILL businesses-FACT!      One should never be surprised at the depths people are prepared to plummet to maintain their so called ‘public face of healthy desires’ – having witnessed 61/2 years of lies, fabrications, manipulated statistics & junk science to create an ideology I’m not! Nick Clegg, the soon to be ‘has… Read More »

The Banks say they are willing to lend. Do you believe them?

 At the end of January, I read that the British Bankers’ Association said that banks were now willing to lend more to small businesses. BBA boss Anthony Browne claimed that the “banks are open for business.” This would appear to be good news to small businesses and entrepreneurs, and seems to suggest that things might… Read More »