Jun 10, 2020
Borough council to accelerate applications for temporary changes to use of public areas and private land
Cheltenham Borough Council is understood to have become one of the first local authorities in the country to accelerate applications for temporary changes to the use of public areas and private land.
May 22, 2020
The Statutory Licensing Sub-Committee at City of Wolverhampton Council has revoked the premises licence of a pub for breaches of the Health Protection (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020.
May 14, 2020
A blind social entrepreneur is bring a legal challenge against ride-hailing company Uber after more than 100 refusals to pick him and his guide dog up.
May 14, 2020
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is to lead a new ministerial-led taskforce for pubs and restaurants that will develop plans on how and when the sector can reopen safely.
May 12, 2020
A pub landlord who breached coronavirus regulations a reported eight times since the end of March has been served a prohibition notice by North West Leicestershire District Council.
Apr 30, 2020
Pub hit with prohibition notice after licensing teams found it open for business, customers said to be "hiding in cupboards"
South Yorkshire Police and Sheffield City Council have served a prohibition notice on a pub they alleged was open despite coronavirus restrictions.
Apr 23, 2020
The influential Public Accounts Committee is to conduct an inquiry into problem gambling, beginning by questioning officials from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and the Gambling Commission on Monday (27 April) on how well the current regulatory framework protects gamblers.
Apr 17, 2020
The MP for the Cities of London and Westminster, Nickie Aiken, is to introduce a 10-minute rule bill in an attempt to introduce the regulation of pedicabs when Parliament reconvenes on April 21st.
Apr 14, 2020
The Local Government Association has published an information note setting out how issues raised by councils’ licensing teams and others might be managed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apr 08, 2020
Licensing hearings should proceed “wherever possible” even though regulations allow for many of them to be deferred during the period of social distancing, the Minister of State for Crime and Policing has said.