David Clifton passes on comments after attending a Home Office workshop on the proposal to allow licensing authorities to set their own fees.
On 31 March 2014, the Gambling Commission published Part 1 of its series of changes to the Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice. Parts 2 and 3 will be published by the end of April.
The Government has announced a relaxation of licensing hours to apply in England during England matches in the World Cup with a scheduled kick off time of 8pm (UK time) or later
David Clifton comments on some unwelcome correspondence from HM Revenue & Customs
Writing for SBC News, David Clifton asks whether the time has arrived for a Judicial Review of the looming remote gambling changes
With Royal Assent imminent, readers are recommended to read the updated Gambling Commission FAQ on the implementation of the Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Bill
The Gambling Commission has published an information note entitled “When can a company operate under another’s licence?” which provides guidance on the circumstances in which it will issue an “umbrella licence” for a group of companies, so that a company truly acting in the course of a business carried on by another Commission licensee within […]
In an article commissioned by WOGLR, David Clifton explains what may be seen by the OFT as non-compliant with its principles designed to eliminate industry practices that are potentially misleading, commercially aggressive or otherwise unfair.
Good news for the licensed trade: the Home Office has today announced that it is abandoning its previously announced proposal to abolish personal licences under the Licensing Act 2003, on which it consulted last Autumn.
We have just experienced three very eventful days for the gambling industry – the Bill, the Budget, the new Industry Group.