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From time to time we will post news articles and announcements relating to the firm and to various legal issues that may be of interest to you.

CORONAVIRUS CRISIS BRIEFING

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 All information contain within this update is accurate at the time of publication. During these unprecedented times where the situation is constantly changing at pace it is vital that you take expert advice where necessary. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you wish to discuss any issues covered in these updates further. The Hill Brown Licensing Team and the wider team at Miller Samuel Hill Brown remain committed to providing the fullest possible service for the trade at this extremely challenging time.

Outdoor drinking is here to stay!

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Most of Scotland is now in Level 1 or 2, meaning that up to 8 (Level 2) or 12 (Level 1) people from separate households can meet outdoors at hospitality venues. With this in mind, and summer in full swing, outdoor drinking areas are more important to licensed premises than ever before.

Online Alcohol Sales – What you need to know to get started

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The covid-19 pandemic has dominated all aspects of our lives for over a year now and the effect on the licensed trade has been well reported. It became clear very early on that home deliveries of both food and alcohol were set to boom as premises were forced to close and many off-licences, bars and restaurants across the country successfully took advantage of this new market. More recently our Licensing team have since seen a rise in enquiries regarding remote sales of alcohol via food and drinks packages, hampers, new online stores etc. These have understandably become very popular while most of us have been stuck at home and it has been great to see so many businesses launching or adapting in a difficult time. If you are thinking about going down this route yourself it’s important to ensure you are compliant with licensing legislation. Here we take a look at the key considerations for online businesses.

Lockdown-easing dates: A rocky road ahead

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 All information contain within this update is accurate at the time of publication. During these unprecedented times where the situation is constantly changing at pace it is vital that you take expert advice where necessary. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you wish to discuss any issues covered in these updates further. The Hill Brown Licensing Team and the wider team at Miller Samuel Hill Brown remain committed to providing the fullest possible service for the trade at this extremely challenging time.

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