Category: Business

Gas Safety Regulations (How to Comply)

Gas Safety Regulations (How to Comply)

The Gas Safety (Installation & Use) Regulations 1998, and the subsequent changes made to the legislation in 2018, outline the legal requirements placed on any person responsible for the installation, servicing, maintenance or repair...

RIDDOR Employee Responsibilities

RIDDOR Employee Responsibilities

Employees have a general duty of care in respect of workplace health and safety, in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Management of Health and Safety at Work...

What is COSHH? (An Employer’s Duties)

What is COSHH? (An Employer’s Duties)

The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH) places responsibilities on employers to control the storage and use of substances that present a hazard to health. Hazardous substances are used within a...

Manual Handling Regulations (A Guide)

Manual Handling Regulations (A Guide)

The Manual Handlings Operations Regulations 1992, later amended by the Health and Safety (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2002, places a legal requirement on employers to avoid dangerous manual handling, to assess any risk of injury...

Premises Licence Application Guidance

Premises Licence Application Guidance

If your business or organisation is involved in a licensable activity, including the sale and supply of alcohol, you will need a premises licence or other similar authorisation from the licensing authority. Below is...

How to Make a Personal Licence Application

How to Make a Personal Licence Application

Under the Licensing Act 2003, every sale of alcohol from licensed premises in England and Wales must be authorised by a personal licence holder. The following guide looks at the eligibility criteria when making...

The Law on Children in Pubs

The Law on Children in Pubs

As a pub landlord or other licence holder, it is important to understand the law relating to children in pubs and other licensed premises. Breaking the law in this area can have serious consequences...

GDPR Checklist (and How to Comply!)

GDPR Checklist (and How to Comply!)

If you are responsible for collecting and handling personal data you will need to understand how the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies to you, and how to remain compliant with the new law....

The Role of the Designated Premises Supervisor

The Role of the Designated Premises Supervisor

What is a Designated Premises Supervisor? Under the provisions of the Licensing Act 2003, with the exception of certain community premises, every premises licence that authorises the sale of alcohol must specify a Designated...

What is a Personal Alcohol Licence?

What is a Personal Alcohol Licence?

A personal alcohol licence is required by anyone authorising the sale of alcohol from licensed premises. The following guide looks at who can apply for a personal alcohol licence, how long it lasts, how...

What is the Challenge 25 Policy?

What is the Challenge 25 Policy?

Challenge 25 is a policy whereby anyone buying alcohol who appears to be below the age of 25, seven years above the age required to buy alcohol in the UK, can be asked to...