In his Budget announcement on 18 March 2015, the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced the Government’s intention to replace the Horserace Betting Levy with a new Horserace Betting Right administered directly by the racing industry that will apply to all bookmakers wherever they are located.
Suzanne Davies is pictured speaking about the impact of insolvency on the licensing of leisure industry and gambling operations at the R3 Association of Business Recovery Professionals half-day course entitled “A Guide to Dealing with Regulatory Regimes” held in Bristol on 12 February 2015 and in London on 17 March 2015
Suzanne Davies describes the new restrictions on tobacco products in pubs, bars and other licensed premises coming into force on 6 April 2015
In the first of what will be regular monthly “Licensing Expert” features in SBC News, David Clifton comments on the latest raft of changes to the Gambling Commission’s LCCP, announced in February in the Commission’s “Strengthening Social Responsibility” responses document, a copy of which can also be downloaded below.
David Clifton and Jack Cummins (of Hill Brown in Glasgow) focus on topical licensing issues in Scotland
Suzanne Davies has successfully secured a 24 hours premises licence for Odeon Cinemas’ brand new 11-screen cinema at Stadium MK in Milton Keynes due to open on 27 February
Suzanne Davies reports some good news for those operating pubs and bars (and other licensed premises) worried about the potential for noise complaints from occupiers of newly built residences next door
Having analysed data from the social gaming industry in order to better assess the likely size and impact of the potential risks present in social gaming, the Gambling Commission has concluded it does not consider that there is a persuasive case to move from the “watching brief” stance it has adopted to date. See our summary and […]
The Gambling Commission has published on its website updated LCCP containing amendments to its Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice for all operators (which will come into full force and effect on 8 May 2015) and an explanatory document entitled “Strengthening social responsibility”
David Clifton explains how a recent High Court decision clarifies when licensed premises are “associated with” serious crime or disorder