Licensing Without Hiccups

    View Author August 2018

    In this edition, we report on:

    • Minimum Unit Price approved for Wales
    • Hackney Council has approved plans to significantly increase size of the Shoreditch Special Policy area and to introduce “Core Hours”
    • Pubs fined over £300,000 for illegal screening of Sky Sports
    • Licensing appeal fees reduced
    • Operators of licensed premises welcome new Planning Policy Framework reflection of “agent of change” principle
    • Appeal courts have recently upheld numerous recent revocation decisions on premises licences, including revocations due to illegal working and persistent sales to minors
    • Proposed review of alcohol sales and consumption at airports
    • DEFRA has published Guidance on animal licensing in England

    If you have any queries about any of the highlights in this month’s review, or if you need any advice on your licensing requirements, applications or procedures, please contact us.