Archive | November, 2016

Strengthening social responsibility (again!)

David Clifton’s monthly Licensing Expert article for SBC News comments on the renewed focus on the need for gambling operators to commit to meeting their social responsibilities, as evidenced by the following recent developments: the DCMS call for evidence by 4 December 2016 in relation to its review of gaming machines and social responsibility measures – see  […]

New Gambling Commission POCA 2002 advice to non-casino operators

The Gambling Commission has just published its updated “Duties and Responsibilities under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 advice to operators (excluding casino operators)”, that can be downloaded below. This follows publication in July 2016 of its updated AML Guidance for casino operators “The Prevention of Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism – […]

Dealing with troublesome customers

David Clifton summarises key points from the presentation that he and Roy Ramm of ExtraYard Limited made at the Pub Goers Conference. Pub & Bar’s review of the conference can be viewed at  

Gambling operators challenged to quicken pace of consumer focus

On 8 November 2016, we attended the Gambling Commission’s first ever “Raising Standards” Conference in Birmingham. It commenced with a speech by Sarah Harrison, the Commission’s Chief Executive, that – together with our summary – can be downloaded below. Continuing the Commission’s new focus on consumers, the speech contained a stern warning that future failures by licensed […]