VI-1 certificates officially scrapped from January 1

Legislation has today been signed to remove VI-1 certificates on all wine imported to Great Britain, from January 1.  The measure, announced earlier…

Licensing Act changes would offer “no benefit” to retailers

A recommendation by a Lords Committee to abolish local authority licensing committees brings no obvious benefit for “real people on the ground”, according to…

Licensing Act backed by industry chiefs

The Licensing Act 2003 could be improved but overall it is “a good bit of legislation”, according to key off-trade representatives who gathered together…