John Gaunt & Partners

19 Jan 2017

LNL - Tower Hamlets

At a Council meeting on 18th January Tower Hamlets became the latest Authority to approve a Late Night Levy (LNL) scheme.  We have previously reported on the Council’s LNL consultation. The LNL which will effect premises operating betw...

17 Jan 2017

Scotland - and JG&P!

One week (this week) - three significant new build developments, three hearings before three different Boards – Aberdeen, East Dumbarton and Glasgow – and three different partners in attendance.  

13 Jan 2017

Changes to copyright laws - calling all operators!

Please bear with us on this (and read on!) – but recently introduced changes to section 72 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 will affect most, if not all, operators and letters of demand for additional licence fees are already i...

20 Dec 2016

JG&P festive opening hours

Our offices will be closed from 12 noon on 23rd December but will then be open for limited service from 8.45 am on 29th and 30th of December. The office will fully re-open on Tuesday, 3rd January, 2017.  Throughout the festive peri...

13 Dec 2016

Best Bar None Sheffield 2017

John Gaunt & Partners are again proud sponsors of the Sheffield BBN awards – with the presentation awards ceremony held at Sheffield City Hall on 9th February 2017. Partner Tim Shield will be among those sifting through the finalists th...

09 Dec 2016

HoL Select Committee on the Licensing Act 2003: the Health objective and Scotland

At the suggestion of the Clerk to the Committee, we have filed some additional written evidence to the Committee on our experiences of the health objective, and how it works, in Scotland. This will shortly be uploaded to the HoL Committee web pag...