Temporary Event Notices & the Rugby World Cup 2019

Japan will be hosting the 9th Rugby World Cup from 20th September 2019 and this presents a great opportunity for licensed premises to increase their trade but the 8 hour time difference may mean you cannot take advantage of this.

Spring is in the air - how the arrival of British Summer Time can affect your Licence

We all look forward to the lighter nights, but are you aware of the effect that the commencement of British Summer Time can have on your licence?

Premises Licence or Club Premises Certificate?

It is worth considering the benefits and burdens of each type of authorisation in order to determine which may be preferable from a licensing point of view.

Understanding mandatory licensing conditions

Since 2014 there have been five mandatory licensing conditions. Three of the conditions apply to all premises licences and club premises certificates which authorise the supply of alcohol for consumption on the premises.

Extended hours for licensed premises during royal wedding weekend

The Government has announced that it will proceed with an Order that allows the extension of licensing hours in England and Wales during the weekend of the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Megan Markle.

The Fox and Grapes: Castle Rock Brewery open their 23rd venue

Castle Rock are looking to bring new life to Sneinton Market. Fraser Brown's licensing team assisted their most recent project


13.Sep.2017 | Licensing

Airlines and The Licensing Act: Are their heads in the clouds?

A recent BBC panorama report highlighted the abuse airlines currently face from drunken passengers. The Home Office are considering tougher regulation, which might include making them comply to the Licensing Act 2003. But what are the implications?

Teenager licensed to sell alcohol

A Cumbrian woman has become one of the youngest people to obtain a Personal Licence. Chloe Hogg, 18, officially received her alcohol licence on her 18th birthday at her dad’s pub, Fantails, in Wetheral.


13.Jul.2017 | Licensing

Changes to Licensing Application Forms create need to supply additional Information

The Government has published revised Licensing Act forms which take into account the changes brought about by the Immigration Act and the Policing and Crime Act.


03.Jul.2017 | Licensing

House of Lords Select Committee Report Insight

On 5th June the Institute of Licensing held a workshop in Nottingham presented by Barrister Sarah Clover. Sarah is one of the leading barristers in the country in Licensing, acting for a wide range of clients.


09.Jun.2017 | Licensing

It is not just the weather that controls the use of an outdoor area

Outdoor areas for restaurants and bars can provide huge benefits, however, trading outside may require authorisation of one form or another. David Lucas advises how to ensure that you comply with all the appropriate regulations.

Fraser Brown works with Oscar's again following successful relaunch

Walaiti Rathore, a Licensing Specialist at Fraser Brown has worked with Oscars to vary their premises licence to provide further flexibility for the business and to expand its offer to its customers.


27.Jun.2016 | Licensing

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