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Stronger policies better for boards

Statistics alone aren’t enough to determine overprovision in an area SEVEN years ago West Dunbartonshire licensing board introduced an overprovision policy …

Look ahead by looking back

A 1979 case might give a glimpse into how ‘fit and proper’ will work THE return of the ‘fit and proper person’ to licensing law last month has …

Off-trade is not the only target

Health lobby is equally interested in curbing on-trade alcohol sales WHILE the Scottish licensed trade and licensing boards are being denied a review of the …

Online delivery is open to risks

Retailers who don’t pursue due diligence can be held accountable Earlier this year I looked at growing concerns over online alcohol orders. It’s claimed …

There’s no sense to ad ban calls

Arguments to ban alcohol advertising are based on flawed logic A COUPLE of weeks ago a report by a ‘virtual expert group’ published by Alcohol Focus …

An inconvenient truth for board

Ruling in Aberdeen underlines risks of basing refusals on health REMEMBER the so-called ‘CTN’ retail sector? There was a time when many small businesses …

Delivery drama is nothing new

Latest controversy shines light on the murk of Scottish licensing “A FUNDAMENTAL game changer in licensing regulation terms” – that was the dramatic …

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