BC Liquor Licensing – 5 Training Tips

There is a lot for prospective liquor licensees to know about BC liquor licensing rules and regulations. Firstly, obtaining a license is not as easy as downloading an application from the BC Liquor Control and Licensing Branch (a.k.a. “BC liquor board”) and popping it in the mail. Secondly, if your license is approved, your obligation to comply with a number of rules and regulations begins. After making a considerable investment in time and money, keeping your liquor license is just as important as getting your liquor license.

While writing and implementing training materials is best left to professional BC liquor licensing experts like Rising Tide Consultants, the following training tips are the bare minimum your business should follow. Read more

5 Reasons Your BC Liquor License Could Be at Risk

BC liquor license holders may feel they can breathe easy once their Liquor Primary or Food Primary License is approved, but complacency can lead to lax practices which put your liquor license at risk. Your duty to uphold your responsibilities as stipulated by the license terms and conditions begins when your business is approved. Obtaining a BC liquor license (PDF) can be a costly investment – don’t risk that investment or future earnings by failing to remain in compliance. Read more

BC Liquor License Compliance for Pubs and LRS (Licensee Retail Stores) in Vancouver and BC

Most BC liquor licensees, whether pubs or LRS establishments, have experienced that most unfortunate confluence of circumstances: a sudden rush of guests (many waiting to be seated), all tills ringing busily, and, of course (as Murphy’ s Law would have it), a visit from your BC Liquor Inspector. It seems that bad luck has put the inspector at your door at this precise moment as some kind of cruel test of your capacity for stress. Read more