IT was supposed to be a root and branch reform, making licensing law fit for the 21st century. Yet, the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005, in..
THE remarkable battle between Ayrshire operator Buzzworks and pub giant JD Wetherspoon has spawned a decision that could spell real..
Forthcoming Alcohol Act puts age-restricted sales in spotlight NEW legislation coming in on October 1 puts into stark relief the first..
Guidance on overprovision and objectives could follow judgements SO far this year the Court of Session has handed down two decisions of..
Signage and staff training essential ahead of ‘challenge 25’ implementation THE trade will be obliged to operate an ‘age verification..
London case shows trade can be sued by customers who are attacked on premises. A few years ago, Eddie Tobin, doyen of the Scottish..
There's been no shortage of regulation heaped on the trade in the past 18 months. From the 2005 licensing Act taking effect in September..