John Gaunt & Partners

18 Apr 2023

Pedalling 2 Pubs 2023

This June Tim Shield and Jonathan Pupius will be joining 50 others for Pedalling 2 Pubs. Pedalling 2 Pubs is a 3-day bike ride covering 240km over the undulating terrain of the Yorkshire Wolds. The ride is to raise awareness and money for t...

06 Mar 2023

Home Secretary to Make Licensing Hours Order for Coronation

The Home Secretary, Suella Braverman, has confirmed that she will make a Licensing Hours Order under Section 172 of the Licensing Act 2003 for the Coronation of King Charles III. The order will extend licensing hours from 11pm to 1am in certain ci...

13 Jan 2023

A Busy Start to the New Year - Enforcement Action Seems to be on the Rise

On Monday the 9th of January two of the firm’s Partners, Christopher Grunert and Luke Elford, were separately involved in two Expedited Review hearings in Sheffield and Westminster, respectively. Luke’s Westminster hearing, which invol...

03 Jan 2023

Age verification technology in alcohol sales - Call for proposals

Following on from the Home Office’s publication of key learning from their 2022 trials the Government has issued a call…. “…to encourage efforts to develop new technology to improve the experience of consumers and r...

03 Jan 2023

Age verification technology in alcohol sales - Home Office Key Learning

As we have previously reported the Home Office has worked with the Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) to create a Regulatory ‘Sandbox’ to allow the trial of several age verification technologies. The aim was to assess and ...

22 Nov 2022

Pavement Licence Relaxations & TEN increase

At the IOL Conference last week, Government Officials confirmed that a consultation was planned for early 2023 for both retaining the Off-Sale relaxations currently enjoyed as part of the Covid Pavement Licence changes and the current increase to ...