Archive | May, 2019

Measuring gambling-related harms among children and young people

As part of its National Strategy to Reduce Gambling Harms, the Gambling Commission has today announced on its website publication of a new framework to understand gambling harms experienced by children and young people. The framework document (entitled “Measuring gambling-related harms among children and young people”) can be downloaded below. In light of the title of the framework […]

New age and identity verification requirements for online operators come into force on 7 May 2019

We have reported previously that age and identity verification changes to the Gambling Commission’s Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice (“LCCP”) – applicable to online betting, gaming and lottery operators (other than those lotteries that only offer subscription or low frequency lotteries) – will come into force on 7 May 2019. David Clifton was subsequently quoted on the same subject in an […]

Pubs Code and PCA statutory review invites views and evidence

By way of a consultation that closes at 11.45pm on 22 July 2019, the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy is seeking views and evidence that will inform the Government’s statutory review of the Pubs Code and the Pubs Code Adjudicator (“PCA”). This is likely to elicit a wide variety of opinions from, amongst others, the […]