Sunday, April 21, 2019


Advice and opinions from one of Scotland’s leading licensing lawyers, Jack Cummins

PLH mess didn’t have to happen

The current renewals uncertainty could easily have been avoided .

Police should stick to remit on alcohol

Officers have adopted wider brief in recent years TRADITIONALLY, the police have always played a central role in a licensing system with a focus on...

PLH renewals a ‘sorry mess’

Trade deserved better than a series of broken, quick fixes

Health research beggars belief

Study being used as platform for campaign against licensed premises Fancy accepting an invitation to take part in a research experiment? It simply involves offering to...

Club licensing was ‘botched’

Bid to create system of greater supervision has fallen short

Keeping up to speed with employment law

It’s crucial employers have the correct policies and procedures in place, writes employment lawyer David Hoey EMPLOYMENT law continues to grow. In addition to the...

The door is open to online deliveries

Restaurants and casual dining outlets among the adopters .

Tempestuous times ahead for boards

Aberdeen licensing board’s bold policy on overprovision ended up in a ditch a few months ago – and now it seems odds on that...

It’s time to ditch ‘duty to trade’

Consultation to update board guidance is long overdue .

Overprovision is still a minefield

Recent Aldi decision in Dundee serves as a warning to other boards Two years ago, Dundee licensing board carried out an overprovision consultation exercise and...
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