Monthly Archives: March 2017

ALMR, Budget Report on Rates etc.

Safeguarding of rates appeals a positive move by Government The ALMR has welcomed the Government response to its consultation on business rates appeals and the discarding of plans to dismiss appeals on the grounds of reasonable professional judgement; but is inviting additional clarity on the proposed alternatives. In its response published today, the Department for… Read More »

Licensed hospitality worst affected by crippling rates increases, ALMR

Licensed hospitality worst affected by crippling rates increases   The ALMR has repeated calls for sector-specific action on business rates and highlighted the problem being faced by the country’s pubs, bars and restaurants. The move follows a suggestion by Centre for Cities that business will benefit from the recent business rates revaluation. Telephone calls to… Read More »

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 »