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.
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.
Uber lose a third PHV licence. Brighton and Hove. Not fit and proper to hold a PHV operator’s licence.
Gambling Commission recommend maximum FOBT stake for roulette should be set “at or below £30”
Uber Britannia Limited withdraws appeal against the refusal by York Council to renew its PHV operator’s licence.
Welsh Committee hears that minimum unit pricing (alcohol) could cause some to turn to drugs as a cheaper alternative.