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 Heavy Hand of Light-Touch Bureaucracy” . A paper for Sheffield University, October 2016
The High Court has given important guidance as to the exercise of the power to suspend a PHV driver’s licence.
A common misapprehension is that a good point is made stronger by repetition: it is not – it is weakened.
Experiments on mice point to a cure for drugs and binge-drinking tendencies in human beings.
The Gambling Commission impose stricter conditions by which betting shops are entitled to make FOBTs available.