Home Office job swap with Poppleston Allen

Here’s a brief summary of the job swap and what I did:
  • Spent time going through some applications – changes of DPS in the main;
  • Discussed how the lawyers working for PA advise clients on how the Act affects their business, and the work that they need to do in order to make an application (either for a full license, for a minor variation and for a major variation), and the impact this can have on licensed premises, both small and large;
  • Did some work looking at conditions applied to licenses held by one major pub company, to see how different local authorities deal with the same conditions (identity scanners, door staff, and polycarbonate glasses; and,
Spent an evening at Richmond-upon-Thames council observing a licensing review
Andy Johnson
Home Office