Acting the part is half the battle
There are always plenty of things to consider when making a licence application: Can you show you’re a competent, experienced person? Have you got all the issues around safety, security and personnel in place? Are all the dots and crosses in place around the premises, the hours requested, the hygiene?
If you’re working with Complete Licensing, we will guide you through all of these processes and, of course, make sure there are no issues around your application. But there’s something else you can do to ensure the process goes as smoothly as possible – look and act the part.
Common sense will tell you that a scruffy T-shirt and five-day stubble are not going to get the licensing authorities onside, but smartening up is just one aspect of what you can do to make the right impression at a hearing – in person or on camera, and whether you’re an applicant, a witness or even an observer.
Here are a few ideas to help you prepare and present yourself in the best way, and to appear respectful and courteous during the proceedings: