Last updated: 25/10/2018

Licensing Direct

Our Licensing Team can signpost you to the licences that are relevant to your business. We can also provide you with licensing support to take the headache out of your licensing applications, and get it right first time.

Cc Public Protection 70

Who is it for?

For all businesses requiring licences, including;

  • alcohol
  • entertainment
  • late night refreshment
  • animal premises
  • street trading and;
  • skin piercing.

Our packages provide support for businesses to help determine the licences they need. We make sure to complete them correctly and that the process is efficient and cost effective. We offer the following services to help you:

Pre-application advice

  • We help you determine which licence(s), if any, you need
  • Make sure you apply for the correct level of licensing tailored to your needs
  • Advice on drawing up plans to go with your application. Following relevant regulations if applicable
  • Advice on licence operation and conditions.

Application assistance

  • Assistance with completion of application forms.
  • Assistance on drawing up plans to go with your application. Following relevant regulations if applicable
  • Assistance with completion of statutory, public and press notices if applicable.

Check and send

  • Checking your application to ensure it is valid and has been completed correctly
  • Submit your application on your behalf to the appropriate licensing office. We will also sent to the relevant responsible authorities if applicable
  • Giving you an acceptance date. This is so that the relevant statutory consultation period commences from that date if applicable
  • Assisting you with the completion of the statutory public and press notices. We'll provide you with completed copies of the required notices if applicable.

How will it help you?

Licensing Direct will provide you with the following benefits:

  • Save you time: applications can delay due to basic errors.
  • Save you money: we will help to ensure the process will not need to be re-started. You will avoid incurring extra costs in re-submitting press notices if applicable
  • Give you peace of mind: we will make sure your application is completed correctly. We will make sure that you only apply for what you need and ensure your licence is fit for purpose
  • Give you security: we will ensure your application is submitted and depending on the type of application, served on the relevant responsible authorities.

There is a charge for each of our services. Get in touch for more information.

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Other sources of professional advice are available. You are under no obligation to purchase any of our services.