If leasing a hospitality premises, it is critical to get the lease right or your business will suffer. Whilst recent data is showing a slow and stagnant market, one thing remains constant with any business, rent.  Behind staffing costs, rent is one of the largest expenses for any hospitality venue. Therefore, it is critical that the rent payable is sustainable and the other terms and conditions of the lease are

Sunday Extended Trading Permits  Currently the Liquor Control Act 1988 (WA) does not authorise non-metropolitan liquor stores to trade on a Sunday, as a result, many country communities have to travel long distances in order to obtain packaged liquor. Currently the Perth metropolitan area extends from Two Rocks (just north of Yanchep) to Singleton (just south of Rockingham) to the The Lakes (just east of Mundaring). A licensee can, however,

  Changes to Entertainment Consent Rules in South Australia Recent changes to the entertainment consent rules in South Australia have cut red tape and reduced the costs to licensee to provide entertainment until midnight. In a bid to encourage more live music, a licensee will no longer require consent of the Liquor and Gambling Commissioner to provide entertainment between 11am and midnight on any day. However, a licensee will still