Significantly Increased Fines for Health & Safety Offences

June 20th, 2016

You may have read in the newspaper that the owner of Alton Towers, Merlin Attractions Limited, is facing a “very large fine” following its guilty plea to a health and safety offence involving its “Smiler” ride. In June 2015, a collision on the Smiler ride resulted in serious injuries to members of the public. The … Continue reading “Significantly Increased Fines for Health & Safety Offences”

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JW Licensing Team write for Inapub Law (May 2014)

May 1st, 2014

So, following an ill-judged statement by minister for crime and prevention Norman Baker, intervention via Twitter by “Aston Villa fan David Cameron” and a two-week consultation exercise, it appears that sense has prevailed in the debacle over pub hours during the World Cup.

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Home Office to Hold Regional Workshops on Licensing Fee Proposals

February 25th, 2014

Sessions to consider the Government’s plans for local set licensing fees, the consultation into which closes on 10 April, are to be held In London, Manchester, Bristol and York during March.

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