Feb 02, 2021
Restaurant popular with TOWIE and Premier League footballers loses licence amid Coronavirus Regulations breaches
The owner of an East London restaurant, popular with celebrity TV stars and Premier League footballers, has been stripped of its licence by Redbridge Council for not complying with licensing conditions.
Jan 20, 2021
London’s taxi trade has hailed High Court rulings in which it won on four out of five grounds under which it challenged Mayor Sadiq Khan’s Streetspace plan.
Dec 08, 2020
The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has launched a “major and wide-ranging review of gambling laws to ensure they are fit for the digital age”.
Dec 07, 2020
Birmingham restaurateur pauses Tier 3 judicial review application following talks between local representatives and Westminster
A restaurateur representing some 256 businesses in the Birmingham area has paused a judicial review bid over the Government's decision to close pubs in Tier 3 regions in light of new, "constructive" talks between regional representatives and Westminster.
Dec 07, 2020
Government issues guidance on three new notices local authorities can issue against premises breaching COVID-secure rules
The Department for Health & Social Care has published guidance on the additional powers that came into force last week (2 December) and which allow local authorities in England to take action against premises that do not comply with COVID-secure rules.
Nov 02, 2020
West Midlands Police obtains closure order for shisha lounge just weeks after venue was hit with £10k fine for COVID-19 rules breaches
West Midlands Police has secured a closure order for a shisha lounge after its second major Covid-19 breach in weeks.
Oct 21, 2020
Night-Time Economy Adviser for Greater Manchester sends letter before action ahead of potential challenge to restrictions on hospitality sector
The Night-Time Economy Adviser for Greater Manchester, Sacha Lord, has threatened a judicial review challenge into the legality of implementing emergency restrictions on the area's hospitality sector, "without scientific evidence".
Oct 08, 2020
The Government has issued guidance on how the £30m allocated to district and unitary authorities for COVID-19 related compliance and enforcement activities should be spent.
Oct 06, 2020
The owner of nightclub G-A-Y, Jeremy Joseph, has appointed law firm Simpson Millar and barristers at Kings Chambers to challenge the Government’s decision to implement a national curfew of 10pm on hospitality premises.
Sep 30, 2020
The London Borough of Bromley has closed a restaurant in Orpington after breaches of Covid-19 restrictions.