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There’s no time like the present

PLHs due to renew their licence must act now on refresher training, lawyers and training firms say

Fresh assault on availability

New report draws criticism from licensing lawyers

MUP won’t change for at least a year

THE minimum unit price for alcohol will stay at 50p for at least a year, say lawyers

Action needed on PLH process

Licensing specialists repeat calls for immediate input from Holyrood

Act now on PLH renewals

LICENSING lawyers have implored the Scottish Government to draw up plans for renewing personal licences in order to avoid “a last minute panic” in 2019

The next chapter is about to begin

Boards are expected to start working on policy statements imminently

Alcohol licensing is ‘unacceptable’

By Dave Hunter LICENSING lawyers have urged the Scottish Government to tackle the “unacceptable” state of alcohol licensing in Scotland. The Scottish trade …

On-premise licences up

Number of on-trade venues increases for second year THE total number of on-trade premises in Scotland has grown over the past two years, according to figures …

It’s time to bring the laws together

The Scottish Government should hold fire on further licensing legislation until it has tied together the current raft of regulations. Licensing lawyers have …

An eye for detail aids compliance

Regular checks offer pitfall protection, lawyers say No publican wants to get on the wrong side of their local licensing board, but the sheer volume of …