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Do you know your venue’s capacity?

Do you know your venue’s capacity?

FollowFollowFollowFollow If you run a venue licensed for the sale of alcohol for consumption on the premises, you should have a maximum occupancy capacity. Many venues have this capacity specified on the premises licences but often DPSs and licensees do not realise...
London 6PM to 6AM: London Night Time Commission Report

London 6PM to 6AM: London Night Time Commission Report

FollowFollowFollowFollow The London Night Time Commission has published its report on the capital’s night-time economy between 6pm and 6am.  Here is a quick overview of the report’s recommendations:   The Mayor should put the night at the heart of London...
Licensing Defence Barristers become official Pubwatch partner

Licensing Defence Barristers become official Pubwatch partner

Licensing Defence Barristers is now an official National Pubwatch corporate partner and sponsor of the first Star Award. The Star Award is an award recognising the valuable contribution local Pubwatch members make to the organisation. Licensing Defence Barristers are...
Home Office eyes levies on late night takeaways

Home Office eyes levies on late night takeaways

The Home Office has indicated that it will seek to implement a late-night levy category for late night takeaways. Under the Policing and Crime Act 2017, the Government can implement legislation to bring late night food venues into the scope of late-night levies....
Government to introduce online immigration checks

Government to introduce online immigration checks

The Government has announced that it will be making changes to the Licensing Act to introduce online right to work checks for licence holders and applicants. The Government said it is committed to making it easier for lawful residents to demonstrate their right to...