Alcohol Intoxication

Vulnerable: the Drinkaware Crew visits pubs and bars to ensure the safety of customers


Sexual harassment is a 'societal problem' says Drinkaware chief

By Nikkie Sutton

Elaine Hindal, chief executive of charity Drinkaware, has said that sexual harassment at licensed venues, especially in the night-time economy is a “societal problem” and has given advice to licensees on how they can help customers who are a bit worse...

How to deal with drunken punters

Legal Advice

How to deal with drunken punters

By Poppleston Allen

A previous article discussed the issue of drunkenness, following a couple of high-profile cases which brought this issue to the forefront.

Responsible retailing initiatives have encouraged better use of door staff to monitor levels of drunkenness among people entering venues.

Report urges action from trade on 'sales to drunks'

By Mike Berry

A new report calls for a review of the legislation on ‘sales to drunks’ — which it claims is one of the most under-enforced laws on the statute books. But is it needed? Mike Berry looks closer.

Ensure your promotions are responsible and do not encourage drunkenness

Top tips on dealing with drunk customers

By Poppleston Allen

Dealing with drunks is a daily hazard for operators of licensed premises. Aside from issues of health and safety, loss of reputation and potential prosecution, your licence is at risk if you sell to drunks. Poppleston Allen provide 10 tips for dealing...


Britain has shown onlookers that it can enjoy alcohol responsibly

By Stephen Oliver

In a year filled with national celebrations, Britain has shown onlookers that not only can we put on a show worthy of a gold medal, we can also enjoy alcohol responsibly. In contrast to the inclement weather, reports of drunken behaviour did not rain...

Luminar: under fire for flyer

Luminar slammed over 60p promo

By Lesley Foottit

Luminar Leisure has come under fire for an irresponsible promotion that claims to "specialise" in getting its customers drunk. A flyer for Liquid...

ID: proxy purchase tests in 2011

Stings plan to curb 'proxy' alcohol sales

By Ewan Turney

Local authorities are set to unveil new undercover stings to clamp down on so-called "proxy" purchases of alcohol. Independent test-purchasing...