With the 2014 football World Cup in Brazil starting today, some kick-offs will take place as late as 11pm BST. As the excitement of the tournament continues to build, fans up and down the country have been buoyed by the news that licensing laws will be relaxed during the event to allow licensed premises to remain open until late during some England matches.
There are clear positives to this for both landlords and tenants, keen to benefit from increased revenues resulting from an expected surge in footfall during the World Cup period. However, in a recent article featured on the Shopping Centre website, Stevens & Bolton’s property and employment lawyers look at some simple checks to ensure any arrangements intended for this festival of football do not overshadow the main event.
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