Checklist

  • Make sure you and your staff are familiar with the licensing activities, hours of operation and conditions on the licence
  • Carry out staff training and make a record of it. (You could use the nationally recognised qualifications such as Award for Personal Licence Holders (APLH) and the Award for Designated Premises Supervisors (ADPS)) (Both links open in a new window)
  • Comply with the conditions on the licence
  • Make sure you comply with the obvious conditions e.g. notices on display, doors and windows to be closed
  • Make sure you comply with the sensitive conditions e.g. the use of the outside area
  • Make sure that the statutory requirements are complied with:
    • Summary of the licence is displayed
    • The premises licence is kept safely
    • The Section 57 notice is on display
  • If the DPS is away for a considerable time then obtain his written authority for other members of staff
  • If there is an incident or complaint, try to react positively
  • Communicate with your customers about making too much noise when outside your premises
  • Try and communicate regularly with your neighbours