The Licensing Act ten years on: ‘ruinous excess’ or a more civilised drinking culture?
- Published: 17 August 2015
It’s been ten years since the Licensing Act came into force, relaxing the times when alcohol could be sold and enabling expansion of the night-time economy. Local authorities now have responsibility for over 50 licensing and registration functions, and Idox is a market-leading provider of licensing and regulatory services solutions which offer councils an efficient way for monitoring and enforcement. By streamlining business processes and workflow, the solutions also allow for effective shared services and stakeholder engagement via the online digital service, Public Access for Licensing.
In this article, Idox’s Heather Cameron looks at recent research on the impact of the introduction of the Licensing Act.Tweet