Licence changes could be good for juke box hire

Venues interested in juke box hire could soon find it is easier for them to offer recorded music, without the need for special permission under entertainment licensing laws. A consultation by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport concluded earlier this month, with broad support for the proposal to treat both live and recorded music … Continued

Growth in Machine Games Duty shows value of game machine hire

Gaming machine hire is a way for venue owners and managers to tap into a multimillion pound market, particularly during the summer months. The latest Betting, Gaming & Lottery Duty Bulletin, published by HMRC and the ONS, shows tax receipts up to and including June 2014. In that month alone, £15 million was collected in … Continued

Pub pool tables continue to set the scene

Pub pool tables help to bring a sense of scenery to pubs – and this summer, they have been doing the same in several theatre productions.The latest of these is A Handful of Stars, a production at London’s Trafalgar Studios until Friday July 25th.A previous run of the show at Theatre503 was a sell-out success, … Continued