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Pubs face instant closure if illegal immigrants are found


Pubs found to be employing illegal immigrants could face immediate closure for 48 hours followed by the potential of total revocation of their premises licences, under new powers set out in the Immigration Bill. The powers are aimed at deterring immigrants from trying to work in Britain illegally and to crack down on businesses found to be employing them...


26 August 2015 - 18:11 | Read Full Article

Crackdown on ‘rogue employers’ announced by Minister


Businesses employing illegal workers will face a crackdown, with Immigration Minister James Brokenshore warning that they will be hit with “the full force of government machinery”...


21 August 2015 - 20:34 | Read Full Article

Half as many nightclubs as 10 years ago


Industry figures have revealed that nearly half of nightclubs in the UK have closed in the last ten years...


17 August 2015 - 19:00 | Read Full Article

Minimum unit pricing in Wales?


The Welsh Government has proposed a new law which they say could save as many as 50 lives a year. The law, which will introduce a minimum unit price for alcohol, has been published for consultation...


30 July 2015 - 20:58 | Read Full Article

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