Legal | Scottish Licensed Trade News - Part 2

Scottish Licensed Trade News

Board looks to get tough on licences

Proposals in Dundee seek to reduce number of new premises. …

Board rulings must be based on facts

Decisions founded on speculation will be open to challenge …

Know the terms of your licence

Trouble can follow if a licensee moves beyond their operating plan. …

Is MUP start of a slippery slope?

If measure crosses finish line, health campaigners won’t stop there By Jack Cummins THE Scottish Government’s long-running struggle to introduce minimum …

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 …

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