Miscellaneous posts by a licensing lawyer
Various articles covering all areas of licensing law and practice. Entirely personal commentaries about recent licensing news, alcohol & entertainment licensing, betting, gambling, the licensing of sex establishments (lap dancing clubs), taxis, PHVs - as well as miscellaneous topics such as cultural diversity, gentlemen's clubs, website tactics, and the battle between London's black cabs and Uber.
The Court of Appeal has ruled that there is no general legal principle that licensing regimes should be self-funding
Large-scale events are not exempt from the requirement to attach detailed plans to their applications for a licence.
Gambling Commission warns industry about improper non disclosure agreements.
There is no general rule permitting full recovery of the costs of licensing regimes by way of the licence fee.
Tracey Crouch resigns citing Government’s “unjustifiable” delay in implementing a £2 max FOBT stake
Uber Appeal Decision: Senior District Judge gives Uber a licence for a limited ‘probationary’ period of 15 months.
Cross border hiring is not always lawful. Operators who undermine local licensing control risk losing their licences.