Latest Licensing News

Brighton: alcohol sales to children in five prominent venues


Following a series of test purchases carried out by the Brighton and Hove Police Licensing Team, five prominent venues in Brighton have been caught selling alcohol to children...


20 July 2015 - 17:04 | Read Full Article

New compulsory living wage announced by Chancellor


The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osbourne, has today announced that Britain "needs a pay rise" and revealed that there will be a new compulsory minimum living wage for over 25s of £9 an hour by 2020...


08 July 2015 - 16:42 | Read Full Article

Pub owner serves Blight Notice to council


The owner of a pub in Weston-super-Mare has served North Somerset Council with a Blight Notice because of a nearby regeneration scheme which she claims has affected her business...


29 June 2015 - 9:13 | Read Full Article

Pub licence revoked following death


A lessee has had his licence revoked after a customer reportedly drank half a litre of whiskey in 20 seconds in his pub...


22 June 2015 - 15:00 | Read Full Article

Licensing Act concerns proved wrong


A report published by the Institute of Economic Affairs has revealed that the Licensing Act 2003 has not led to an increase in alcohol-related crimes and issues...


22 June 2015 - 14:47 | Read Full Article

Premier League in screening crackdown


Six more pubs across the UK have been ordered to pay a total fine of £55,000 in costs for screening Premier League matches without the necessary consent for copyright...


09 June 2015 - 6:02 | Read Full Article