Nov 02, 2020
West Midlands Police obtains closure order for shisha lounge just weeks after venue was hit with £10k fine for COVID-19 rules breaches
West Midlands Police has secured a closure order for a shisha lounge after its second major Covid-19 breach in weeks.
Oct 21, 2020
Night-Time Economy Adviser for Greater Manchester sends letter before action ahead of potential challenge to restrictions on hospitality sector
The Night-Time Economy Adviser for Greater Manchester, Sacha Lord, has threatened a judicial review challenge into the legality of implementing emergency restrictions on the area's hospitality sector, "without scientific evidence".
Oct 08, 2020
The Government has issued guidance on how the £30m allocated to district and unitary authorities for COVID-19 related compliance and enforcement activities should be spent.
Oct 06, 2020
The owner of nightclub G-A-Y, Jeremy Joseph, has appointed law firm Simpson Millar and barristers at Kings Chambers to challenge the Government’s decision to implement a national curfew of 10pm on hospitality premises.
Sep 30, 2020
The London Borough of Bromley has closed a restaurant in Orpington after breaches of Covid-19 restrictions.
Sep 28, 2020
Uber wins appeal over refusal of London PHV licence, with judge ruling company is now “fit and proper person”
Uber London (ULL) has won its appeal over the decision of Transport for London (TfL) in November 2019 not to renew its London private hire vehicle (PHV) operator’s licence.
Sep 22, 2020
Council to pursue Crown Court appeal over ruling that ex-policeman convicted of child abduction should be granted taxi licence
Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council has lodged an appeal with Liverpool Crown Court over whether a former policeman convicted 14 years ago of abducting a 15-year-old girl should be granted a taxi driver licence.
Sep 21, 2020
One of the leading licensing QCs in the country, Philip Kolvin, has joined 11KBW.
Sep 16, 2020
The Licensing Sub-Committee at Birmingham City Council has revoked the premises licence of a bar in the Jewellery Quarter after it was found to be breaching COVID-19 guidelines.
Sep 09, 2020
A Merseyside council has deplored a magistrate's decision to grant a taxi licence to a man convicted in 2006 of abducting a 15-year-old girl.