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Biggest legal licensing reads of 2023

Here is our top 10 biggest alcohol and gambling licensing reads of 2023 – totalling over 30,000 views.

The past 12 months have been filled with ups and downs for the licensed trade, and our licensing solicitors have authored more than 100 articles discussing these developments. We’ve covered a range of topics, including the emergence of Martyn’s law, the amendments of the late night levy legislation, and a thorough analysis of the proposed changes by the Gambling Commission. We’ve kept you informed throughout.

Our articles have been featured on prominent trade and legal platforms like the Morning Advertiser, Coinslot International, and Property week. Explore all our legal features here.

Our newsletter subscribers have stayed well-informed, accumulating a total of more than 30,000 reads. Below is the compilation of the top 10 biggest read newsletters we distributed in 2023.

Top 5 licensing

Council have relaunched a new consultation on the late night levy

Bolton Council has relaunched a new consultation on the late night levy. This consultation will close on Monday 22nd January 2024.

Date published: 11th December 2023

Keeping you on the right side of licensing law this Christmas

A simple guide on avoiding common issues that can arise over the festive period in England and Wales.

Date published: 23rd November 2023

Martyn’s Law – Government announces intention to consult

Government announces intention to consult on impact on smaller venues before Bill enters Parliament.

Date published: 7th October 2023

Government confirms amended late night levy legislation

The Government’s proposal to amend the existing late night levy legislation arrived.

Date published: 13th July 2023

Another Midlands Council removes cumulative impact area

As a result of consultation and subsequent decision from Full Council the cumulative impact policy was removed and a new Statement of Licensing Policy adopted.

Date published: 5th January 2023

Top 5 gambling

Gambling Commission launches Consultations for Effective Regulation

The Gambling Commission has commenced two consultations, which will run for 13 weeks closing on the 15th March 2024. Proposed changes to Financial Penalty Calculations and Financial Key Event Reporting.

Date published: 18th December 2023

Further Gambling Regulation Consultations Publishes

The Gambling Commission has launched its second phase of consultations on proposals outlined in the Gambling Act Review White Paper.

Date published: 30th November 2023

Gambling Commission announces changes to Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice (LCCP)

Following the Gambling Commission’s consultation completed back in May 2023, the Gambling Commission has announced three upcoming changes to the Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice (LCCP).

Date published: 1st November 2023

Analysis of the recent GC proposed changes to LCCP, RTS and arrangements for Regulatory Panels

The 2nd of our 3 pieces of analysis on the consultations which follow the recent White Paper. This includes the somewhat controversial financial vulnerability check requirements, Remote Gambling and Software Technical Standards, and arrangements for Regulatory Panels.

Date published: 11th August 2023

Here is an analysis of the recent DCMS consultation on land based gambling

The first of our 3 pieces of analysis. The Gambling Commission (GC) and the Department for Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) recently released three significant consultations following on from the long-awaited White Paper.

Date published: 7th August 2023

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