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.
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.
Government publishes minor amendment to the Guidance Notes accompanying the application form for a change of DPS.
A Gambling Commission investigation has revealed that William Hill breached anti-money laundering regulations.
Identifying problem gamblers, interacting with them, and evaluating the outcomes of interaction.
A policy requiring PHV Drivers to work “predominantly” in the Knowsley area has been quashed by the High Court
Cardiff City Centre. Proper application of cumulative impact policy. Adverse impact occurring away from premises.
The Gambling Commission has written to all online casino operators expressing concerns about anti-money laundering.
Déjà vu. The Home Office has been considering the anomalous exemption of ‘airside’ bars at airports for some years.
The continuing problems of excess alcohol consumption are hard to dissociate from excess provision.