Thursday, January 27, 2022

Tag: Byron Evans

The ugly face of local decision making: Chongie shouted down but not out as Leyton High Street licence appeal commences

Chongie Entertainment Leyton High Street licence appeal commences
The face of local licensing procedures turned a little ugly in July when Chongie Entertainment's application for an AGC on Leyton High Street was turned down by Waltham Forest Council.

Leyton AGC rejected on “vulnerability” grounds

Leyton AGC proposal rejected
Plans for a new AGC in Leyton submitted by Chongie Entertainment have been rejected by Waltham Forest Council, stating the venue would pose “harm to vulnerable adults.” It’s a decision that will disturb the industry, and probably the law courts too.

Covid-19 risk assessments are an essential requirement of the return to work, argues leading industry consultant

Byron Evans Covid-19 risk assessment
Independent industry consultant, Byron Evans, who has 30-years senior experience in the business including the last decade as commercial director at Praesepe, is being engaged by a growing number of progressive AGC and FEC operators as they prepare to meet the requirements and conditions of a return to trading post the Covid-19 lockdown.

Bacta members herald success of first Social Responsibility Exchange

Folder Bacta AGM Social Responsibility Exchange
'A truly excellent initiative for which BACTA should be applauded’ is how Byron Evans, commercial director at Praesepe..

Bacta members play their part in Responsible Gambling success

Responsible Gambling Week
Bacta member companies throughout the country have played a full and active part helping to make the second Responsible Gambling Week a success.   Billed as a national conversation surrounding what constitutes Responsible Gambling, the initiative was designed to trigger conversations between customers and staff working across the spectrum of gaming establishments including AGCs, bingo clubs and FECs. Alongside training programmes...

Praesepe employee saves colleague’s life

Coinslot - Praesepe Lorraine
A purchase ledger clerk at Praesepe in Milton Keynes has been awarded for her bravery after she saved a colleague’s life.   Lorraine Norton, 60, who has worked for Praesepe since 2012, responded quickly to identify that her colleague was having an epileptic fit, and what she needed to do to assist her. “The whole incident happened very quickly and initially it...