UNIT 23: LAW FOR LICENSED PREMISES

UNIT 23: LAW FOR LICENSED PREMISES

Unit 23:
Unit code: QCF level: Credit value:
Law for Licensed Premises
M/601/1685 5 15

•Aim

This unit will enable learners to understand the effects of licensing legislation and the legislative responsibilities of employers, including consumer protection and the implications of health, safety and hygiene legislation.online marketing assignment help

•Unit abstract

This unit will allow learners to develop a practical understanding of the legislation relating to the management of licensed premises. Learners need to develop understanding of the implications of the legislation on licensed premises from a management perspective. Learners will examine the effects of licensing legislation. They will look at types of licences, types of licensed premises, the procedures involved in applying for a licence, and conduct and security issues relating to the management of licensed premises. Learners will also investigate consumer protection, including weights and measures, employer liability and issues relating to misleading information. Learners will focus on health and safety legislation and regulations, the duties and responsibilities of the licensee, and the legislative responsibilities of employers in relation to their staff.

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Unit content

1. Understand the effects of licensing legislation Types of licensed premises: managed houses; tenancies; leasehold; freehold; public houses; restaurants; hotels; clubs (members, proprietary, night); outside catering; events Types of licence: personal licence; premises licence; gaming permit; music copyright Procedures: local authorities; application (new, renewal); fees Conduct of licensed premises: prevention of crime and disorder; prevention of public nuisance; public safety; protection of children from harm

2. Understand consumer protection Misleading information: advertisements; prices; food labelling; alcoholic strengths; display of prices (food, drink, accommodation); trade descriptions Employer liability: sale of goods; supply of goods and services; consumer protection; product liability directive; negligence; effect of European Union directives Weights and measures: beer and cider; spirits; wines; HM Customs & Excise

3. Understand the implications of health, safety and hygiene legislation Regulations: health and safety; noise at work; electricity at work; display screen equipment; manual handling operations; reporting of injuries/diseases and dangerous occurrences; first aid; Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Duties and responsibilities: common law; employers’ liability; employees’ liability; risk assessment; fire regulations Food safety and hygiene: food safety requirements and offences; food hygiene regulations; temperature controls; labelling; food handling; Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP); defences; enforcement; registration of premises

4. Understand the legislative responsibilities of employers in relation to staff Employers’ responsibilities: appointment and contract; working hours; pay (deductions, payslips, sick, maternity, service charges and gratuities, holidays); insurance; termination of employment; redundancy; retirement Discrimination: sex; trade union membership; race; disability; rehabilitation of offenders; equal pay; current issues


Learning outcomes and assessment criteria

Learning outcomes
Understand the effects of licensing legislation Understand consumer protection Understand the implications of health, safety and hygiene legislation Understand the legislative responsibilities of employers in relation to staff.

On successful completion of this unit a learner will:
Assessment criteria for pass
LO1 Understand the effects of licensing legislation
The learner can:
1.1 discuss the different types of licensed premises
1.2 discuss the differences between a personal licence and a premises licence
 1.3 compare the procedures for licence applications
 1.4 assess guidelines on the conduct of licensed premises for use by staff


LO2 Understand consumer protection

2.1 assess the consequences of providing consumers with misleading information
 2.2 evaluate the extent of employer liability in the protection of consumers
2.3 plan and justify a policy for ensuring that all aspects of weights and measures legislation are implemented


LO3 Understand the implications of health, safety and hygiene legislation

3.1 discuss the key components of a range of regulations
3.2 discuss the duties and responsibilities associated with the management of licensed premises
3.3 carry out a detailed risk assessment for one type of licensed premises
 3.4 evaluate the impact of food safety and hygiene legislation


LO4 Understand the legislative responsibilities of employers in relation to staff

4.1 justify the responsibilities of employers in the employment of staff
4.2 discuss the key aspects of discrimination legislation


Guidance

Links
This unit can be linked with the following units within the qualification:

Unit 5: Food and Beverage Operations Management
Unit 8: Marketing in Hospitality
 Unit 10: Work-based Experience
 Unit 15: On-Licensed Trade Management
Unit 16: Sales Development and Merchandising
Unit 22: Cellar and Bar Operations Management
 Unit 24: Brewing Science.

This unit also links to the following Management NVQ units:
 B2: Map the environment in which your organisation operates
 E5: Ensure your own action reduce risks to health and safety
 E6: Ensure health and safety requirements are met in your area of responsibility
E7: Ensure an effective organisational approach to health and safety

 F10: Develop a customer-focused organisation.

Essential requirements
Access to a range of licensed premises is essential, together with support from visiting speakers, who will add currency and vocational relevance to the unit. Tutors must develop a bank of up-to-date case study materials that highlight key issues, particularly where problem areas or other contentious issues cannot be covered elsewhere.

Employer engagement and vocational contexts
Access to a range of licensed premises is essential for successful delivery of this unit. Visiting speakers with a range of experiences in this aspect of the industry, for example trading standards officers, will enhance delivery as also will a visit to a court of law.

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