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Advertising Standards bans bar advert

An advert for a bar’s second birthday has been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), after regulators stated it was misleading...

20 May 2015 - 9:45 | Read Full Article

Newcastle council raises £300k from late night levy

Newcastle council has raised more than £300,000 in the first year following the introduction of a late night levy in the city...

20 May 2015 - 9:35 | Read Full Article

Call to review late night levies

Senior trade figures have called on the new government to review late night levies (LNLs). ..

18 May 2015 - 8:46 | Read Full Article

Lalli wins; pub can re-open after 9 months

Sharanjeet Lalli has won an appeal before a District Judge after having her premises licence suspended for 9 months by the London Borough of Newham. The licence had been revoked by the local authority following an application for expedited review made by the Metropolitan Police Service. Her licence was suspended throughout the appeal process due to the interim steps imposed by the local authority, despite numerous attempts by Mrs Lalli to have those steps modified...

08 May 2015 - 12:55 | Read Full Article

Pubs benefit communities say 95% of MPs

Ninety-five percent of MPs believe pubs and bars benefit the local economy, according to a survey carried out by the Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers...

06 May 2015 - 7:21 | Read Full Article

CAMRA calls for abolition of late night levies

Members of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) have voted for the organisation to launch campaigns for the abolition of late night levies following the passing of a motion at the annual general meeting last weekend...

23 April 2015 - 7:32 | Read Full Article