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Why Personal Licence Training is important

Why Personal Licence Training is important The sale of alcohol to a child or young person (that is to say, a person aged under 18) is an offence which may lead to a fine of up to £10,000 and/or a term of imprisonment not exceeding three months. Such a sale could also lead to a Review...
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What is a Review of a Premises Licence?

What is a Review of a Premises Licence? A Review of a Premises Licence or Club Premises Certificate is an important but little known part of the Licensing Act 2003.  Any licensed premises operating in a way which does not promote the licensing objectives can be brought to the attention of the Licensing Authority...
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Why do I need a Premises Licence?

Why do I need a Premises Licence? A Premises Licence is required where the following “licensable” activities are to be offered: - retail sale of alcohol - regulated entertainment - late night refreshment - supply of alcohol in clubs (this activity involves the grant of a Club Premises Certificate) The sale of alcohol by retail is any sale of alcohol made to a...
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Test Purchase

Test Purchase

Any sale of alcohol to a person under age (18) will put your business at risk. Selling alcohol to a person who is under age by way of a failed test purchase could be detrimental to your business as you may lose your Premises Licence to sell alcohol.

What is a Test Purchase?

Police and Trading Standards officers...
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