04/10/2017

On behalf of Leeds BID, to mark national Purple Flag weekend, those who use Leeds City Centre on an evening are being asked to provide some feedback about their experience. Simply follow the link below and take the questionnaire which will take no longer than 5 minutes to complete. All respondents will be entered into a PRIZE draw for the chance to win one of the below prizes; 2 tickets for the Mobos at the First Direct Arena Meal at Blackhouse Grill Meal at Chino La...

03/10/2017

Some of the topics featured in this month's licensing newsletter. British Summer Time ends at 2am Sunday 29 October 2017 TENs for Christmas and New Year - early warning alert! Old £1 coin, under 3 weeks to go FSA publishes food law enforcement data Where does the "buck" stop for Food Safety Regulations? Reviewing your systems for the new regime. “Remember, Remember” Firework Safety New labelling advice published by Portma...

04/09/2017

Some of the topics featured in this month's licensing newsletter. Food Safety: "As sure as eggs is eggs" you must be in "no doubt" of your food supply chain. Nuisance complaints - Parliamentary Briefing Hartlepool say no again to EMRO Barnet Council proposing to exclude “unhealthy” pubs and restaurants from business rates support Gambling on your house! CSE – Awareness Customer Care – A toad or a prince? Cus...

02/08/2017

Some of the topics featured in this month's licensing newsletter. Hemmings - the final reckoning Terrorism - Crowded Places Guidance BBPA publishes updated guide on Drugs and Licensed Premises New £10 note announced Food Standards Agency Publishes Local Authority Enforcement Data Gambling - Commission unveils new enforcement strategy The above news items, and more, can be viewed by clicking here.

19/07/2017

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has produced guidance on Drugs and Pubs, which looks at the problem for licensees, ways to prevent issues appearing and methods to control the issue. To view the guidance, click here. ‘The guidance helps to ensure that licensees and their staff can be fully informed and equipped to tackle drug-related issues.’ ‘The guidance has been produced with valuable input from the Home Office and National Pubwatch. It contains usefu...

04/07/2017

Some of the topics featured in this month's licensing newsletter. School's Out For Summer Banning the sale of alcohol below the cost of duty plus VAT: Guidance update Public Health England - a public health licensing objective and other considerations Parliamentary Library briefing papers: Trading on Christmas Day - Parliamentary briefing paper Prohibition of tobacco vending machines - Parliamentary Library Brief ...

23/06/2017

Beware! UK ID SchemePhoto ID - An online Age Verification ID scam aimed at young people. As per the UK ID Scheme Photo ID website – ‘The new UK ID Scheme photo ID is stored securely online and can be viewed & checked on any web-enabled device. It can never be lost and cannot be forged/faked.’ Sgt. David Shaw, West Yorkshire Police Leeds Licensing Department - ‘There is no such company in existence and the scheme is aimed at defrauding young people out of...

12/06/2017

Forward Leeds is the drug and alcohol service that provides support for adults, young people and families needing help with substance use in Leeds. They support adults and young people to make healthy choices about alcohol and drugs. They reduce risk-taking behaviours through dedicated prevention, early intervention and tailored programmes. Forward Leeds Alcohol and Drug service have a team provide training around people who drink or use substances. The team can offer training on ...

08/06/2017

citizenAID™ is designed to guide the public to react safely, to pass effective messages to the emergency services, to prioritise the injured and to give life-saving first aid. Military and civilian doctors have been working together to produce a new app with the aim of saving lives before emergency services arrive to give help. citizenAID has been developed by military and civilian clinicians in the UK who have deep experience of treating blast and gunshot injuries, and wh...

05/06/2017

Some of the topics featured in this month's licensing newsletter. Gambling - Bingo in Pubs - the latest Chapter Hospitality Industry urged to 'tighten security' Towers Hamlets Late Night Levy successfully challenged ‘Ask for Angela’ gains further traction Sheffield admits failure to comply with equality duty over Spearmint Rhino Licence The above news items, and more, can be viewed by clicking here.