Brewers and drinks producers should be aware that the Portman Code has been revised. Key changes are covered in this update.
A recent case of ‘dine and dash’, where guests leave without paying, raises the question as to whether a hospitality business can make a deduction from waiting staff’s wages.
The licences and permissions you will need to provide outside seating and dining space at your pub, bar or restaurant
Understand the rules when it comes to posting ads outside your venue to promote events or risk a fine.
Obligations for pub, bar and restaurant owners to provide customers with free tap water
To revitalise the High Street the Government has consulted on new Permitted Development Rights to allow greater flexibility for change of use. Draft legislation is awaited.
A number of commitments for improving working practices, particularly for vulnerable workers will take effect next April as an outcome of the Taylor Report.