Training sessions can be tailored to the needs of either experienced Councillors or those new to a licensing committee. The training can also be adapted to include workshops or mock hearings if required.
The training is aimed at Licensing Committee Members and is relevant both to existing, as a refresher, and to new Officers and indeed Lawyers have also attended and found it beneficial. The training covers the Licensing Act 2003, summarising its main parts, including premises licences, licensing objectives, interested parties and the procedure for hearings with case studies if applicable.
The training is interactive and examples are given throughout and discussion invited.
The final part of the training concentrates on Committee conduct, evidence, and good practice in hearings, decision making, fairness and appeals.
Finally, the training is flexible and can be tailored to suit individual requirements.
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