Licensing and leisure - Updates
As we indicated previously, the government’s alcohol strategy is now out for consultation and this talks about issues such as minimum unit pricing at 45 pence per unit, increase in the number of temporary event notices, licences for motorway service station areas and health authorities being given the power to contribute specifically to local authority cumulative impact policies. All new proposals are currently out to consultation but for details of matters which could affect your operation please call our licensing team.
Gareth Hughes, Licensing Director at JGR considers the new Early Morning Restriction Orders which can be made by local Licensing Authorities and their likely impact on licensed businesses.
In principle the new mandatory conditions are sensible (if not cumbersome) and the principles are straightforward, but as with so much legislation by this Government, when you look at it carefully the meaning is far from clear.
Pick up a newspaper most days and you will be confronted with stories of gun crime, stabbings and assault
Theme's legal experts at Jeffrey Green Russell combine their professional expertise with a rather more varied social and often glamorous working life than your average brief
Leading licensing lawyers, Jeffrey Green Russell worked in partnership with Bar 07 for this years Bar Talks