Suzanne Davies reports on the Government’s proposals to close the gender pay gap.
The Prime Minister announced today that, subject to a consultation process, pub licensing hours across England and Wales will be extended to mark Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th birthday. The announcement on the gov.uk website can be downloaded below.
This year’s International Gaming Summit is being held in conjunction with the Gaming Regulators European Forum (GREF) in Malta from 31 May to 2 June. David Clifton will be moderating the “European Update” panel, discussing, amongst other things whether: co-operation rather than harmonisation is the only realistic goal and some 20 years on from when […]
At DCMS questions on 3 March 2016, the Secretary of State announced that a new funding arrangement for British racing, applying to all betting operators taking bets on British racing, would be introduced by April 2017. The rate payable will be decided after discussions between the Government, the betting and racing industries and the Horserace Betting […]
Gambling Commission Chief Executive, Sarah Harrison, gave a speech at the Association of British Bookmakers AGM on 14 March 2016 focusing on the theme of “raising standards”. Her speech can be downloaded below.
We are often asked to advise on the extent to which gaming is permitted in pubs, bars, clubs and other premises with a Licensing Act 2003 premises licence. The Gambling Commission has now published an updated version of the advice note that it first issued in September 2008. It can be downloaded below. However, as […]
In an interview with CalvinAyre.com’s Rebecca Liggero conducted in November 2015, David Clifton talked about Europe’s – especially the United Kingdom’s – appetite for daily fantasy sports. The interview can be viewed at http://calvinayre.com/2016/03/18/business/david-clifton-of-clifton-davies-consultancy-bl-video The article accompanying the interview can be downloaded below.
It’s beginning to look that way. Following on from last year’s amendment to the Government’s Planning Practice Guidance to local councils on Noise (see https://cliftondavies.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/New-planning-practice-guidance-on-noise-Pub-Bar-Issue-87.pdf): new planning legislation changes will require that, with effect from 6 April 2016, property developers seeking a change of use from an office to a residential building will be required to apply […]
David Clifton explains how changes proposed in the Policing and Crime Bill could affect those in the licensed trade. They include a new power for licensing authorities to suspend or revoke personal licences and a requirement that at the hearing of a summary review of a premises licence, a licensing authority should be required to review the […]
The clocks “spring forward” at 1am during the early morning on Sunday 27 March, when the time automatically changes to 2am. If you trade beyond 1am, your premises licence may permit an additional hour’s trading for the start of British Summer Time. However, if it does not, you will lose an hour of your Saturday […]