Licensing law

Pubs code adjudicator Paul Newby 'pubs code is not failing'

Pubs code adjudicator Paul Newby 'pubs code is not failing'

By Claire Churchard

With just a year under its belt, the pubs code still has a lot to prove. The Morning Advertiser talks to pubs code adjudicator (PCA) Paul Newby to find out why the legislation is making so many people frustrated and what he can do, and is doing, about...

Fake: Europol seized wine purporting to be a famous and protected red wine from Italy

APPG set up to probe illicit trade

By Fred A'Court

MPs will investigate illicit trade across a range of sectors, including alcohol, as part of a new All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) formed to push the problem up the political agenda.

Blanket ban: airline Ryanair has called for a ban on alcohol sales in airport bars before 10am

Trade responds to airline's alcohol limit call

By Fred A'Court

The trade has underlined the need for the responsible sale of alcohol and action against drunken airline passengers in response to tough suggested limits on sales at airport bars and restaurants by Ryanair. 

a pavement licence is granted at the discretion of the council

Legal

How to avoid £150 fine for trading outside

By Poppleston Allen

Following national reports of a 5-year-old girl receiving a £150 fine for trading on the street in Mile End, east London, The Morning Advertiser's legal experts Poppleston Allen advised operators on outdoor trading.

Recognition: (left to right) Superintendent Becky Mears, ACC Nikki Ross, Debie Pearmain, Diane Brown and Steve Baker

National Pubwatch launches Star Awards

By Michelle Perrett

National Pubwatch has launched the first of its Star Awards to recognise the contribution made by people to their local schemes.