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.
David Clifton adds comment arising from the article entitled “Timing Critical for Judicial Challenge to UK Online Licensing” published by Gambling Compliance 17 March 2014
David Clifton is quoted in a Gambling Compliance article speculating on the prospects of, and timescale for, an application for Judicial Review of the forthcoming legislative changes to Great Britain’s remote gambling licensing and taxation regime.
We will be attending a Home Office workshop on locally-set licensing fees in central London on Tuesday 25 March. If anyone reading this article would like us to raise anything on their behalf, please contact us urgently.
Suzanne Davies updates readers on recent court developments and council decisions affecting the pub and bar industry.
With Royal Assent for the Gambling (Licensing & Advertising) Bill now considered imminent, we provide information to assist new licence applicants to prepare for the proposed legislative changes.
The Home Office has today launched a two-week consultation on the proposal to relax licensing hours for the England matches in this year’s World Cup.
The European Parliament has today adopted amendments to the EC’s proposed anti-money laundering rules which, if approved later this year, will subject all gambling services to EU-wide rules to prevent money laundering.
SBC Events’ Betting on Football Conference at Stamford Bridge on 8 May 2014 “aims to tackle the key subjects to enable bookmakers to reach their desired goals”. Opening the conference, David Clifton will be explaining how the new licensing laws will affect the betting industry