Unit 23 Law for Licensed Premises
Aim of Unit 23 Law for Licensed Premises
This unit enlightens on the understanding of legislation with respect to managing licensed premises. This would also discuss the impacts of legislation on licensed premises from the perspective of management. This further make the learner investigate the effects of licensing legislation on the premises. This would look into different types of legislations, licensed premises and procedures that are concerned with an application for a license. This further includes an investigation on the issues of security related to the management of licensed premises. Moreover, the learners would acquire an idea of customer protection, employer liability and aspects of misleading information.
1 Understand the effects of licensing legislation
2 Understand consumer protection
3 Understand the implications of health, safety and hygiene legislation
4 Understand the legislative responsibilities of employers in relation to staff
LO1 Understand the effects of licensing legislation
This section would help the learners to understand the effects of licensing legislation on licensed premises. This would also focus on different types of licensed premises involved such as leasehold, managed house, freehold, outside catering and event managing. Moreover, this section would also focus on different types of licenses such as personal license, gaming permit, premises licence and music copyright. The learners would also be able to acquire a perspective regarding the procedure involved in the conduction of licensed premises.
LO2 Understand consumer protection
This section helps the learners to understand the importance of customer protection. They would also acquire knowledge regarding misleading information such as food labelling, prices, alcoholic strengths, advertisements and trade descriptions. This would also enlighten on aspects of employer liability in the supply of goods and services, sales of goods, customer protection, negligence and implications of European Union directives.
LO3 Understand the implications of health, safety and hygiene legislation
In this section, the learners would acquire knowledge on the requirements of health, hygiene and safety legislation in licensed premises. They would understand the responsibilities and duties of management such as complying with employer’s liability, employee’s liability, fire regulations and risk management. Further, regulations such as health and safety, reporting of diseases and injuries, an acquaintance of first aid and COSHH are also enclosed in this section. This section also includes regulations to food safety and hygiene such as temperature controls, requirements of food safety and offences, enforcement, defences and valid registration of premises.
LO4 Understand the legislative responsibilities of employers in relation to staff
This section helps the learners to acquire an understanding of the responsibilities of the employer towards staff complying with legislation. Employer’s responsibilities include proper working hours, valid payslips, sick leaves, contract and appointment, gratuities and service charges, insurance, holidays, employment termination, retirement and redundancy. This also provides an idea regarding the anti-discrimination activities within the workplace with respect to sex, race and disability, membership of trade union, current issues and equal pay to each staff.
Learning outcomes and assessment criteria
|Learning outcomes On successful completion of this unit a learner will:||Assessment criteria for pass The learner can:|
|LO1 Understand the effects of licensing legislation||discuss the different types of licensed premisesdiscuss the differences between a personal licence and a premises licencecompare the procedures for licence applicationsassess guidelines on the conduct of licensed premises for use by staff|
|LO2 Understand consumer protection||assess the consequences of providing consumers with misleading informationevaluate the extent of employer liability in the protection of consumersplan 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||discuss the key components of a range of regulationsdiscuss the duties and responsibilities associated with the management of licensed premisescarry out a detailed risk assessment for one type of licensed premisesevaluate the impact of food safety and hygiene legislation|
|LO4 Understand the legislative responsibilities of employers in relation to staff||justify the responsibilities of employers in the employment of staffdiscuss the key aspects of discrimination legislation|
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