Health & safety

Hints and tips on tackling the threat drugs pose to your business - picture credit: Thinkstock

Practise due diligence on drugs

By Poppleston Allen

Customers taking or dealing drugs in your premises represent more of a threat to your business than just reputational or the potential for crime and disorder.

Drinkaware partnership: football fans can win a Derby County shirt for taking part in the programme

Drinkaware and Derby County FC launch ‘Game Changer’ competition

By Stuart Stone

Alcohol awareness charity Drinkaware will be launching a new competition for Derby County football supporters during the team’s Sky Bet Championship match against Brentford on Saturday 3 February, as part of an ongoing partnership with the club.

Trusted identification: police and trade bodies urge licensees to accept redesigned ID cards

Proof-of-age card could stop passport losses

By Stuart Stone

Following a campaign by the Home Office urging young people not to use their passports as proof of age, the Proof of Age Standards Scheme (PASS) launched a new age card design on 17 January to reflect endorsement from the National Police Chiefs’ Council...

'Terrifying incident': a licensee was stabbed after confronting two armed robbers (Image: Google Maps)

Licensee wounded after confronting armed robbers

By Georgina Townshend

A licensee was stabbed after confronting two armed robbers brandishing a spade and a knife who broke into his Lancashire pub in the early hours of Monday (December 18) morning.

Staying safe: More than 7m people have signed up to Diageo's campaign to stop drink driving

Diageo secures 7m pledges to never drink and drive

By Georgina Townshend

Diageo has secured more than 7m pledges never to drink and drive through its global programme Johnnie Walker's #JoinThePact, beating its 5m target a year ahead of its goal.