Alcoholism

Role exit: Tim Page is no longer a director at Drinkers' Voice

Tim Page steps down as director of Drinkers' Voice

By Stuart Stone

The chief executive of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) Tim Page has stepped down from his role as a director of Drinkers' Voice but confirmed he's staying in place at CAMRA.

Seen as 'pathetic': Millennials no longer think getting drunk is 'cool'

Millennials: 'getting drunk is pathetic and for older people'

By Georgina Townshend

'Festival mad' Millennials have called last orders on the 'boozy pub culture', with 'wellness in and alcohol out' as they look for a wider range of experiences other than getting drunk, according to a new survey.

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. 

Police objection: Stockton's Wobbly Goblin bid to stay open until 5.30am (image: Google Maps)

Licensing

Police block pub’s late-night licence bid

By Nicholas Robinson

Police are obstructing a Teesside pub’s bid to open until 5.30am because of its “violent past”, despite bosses claiming the site now attracts a more “cosmopolitan” clientele.

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.

Is Big Brother watching you?

Is Big Brother watching you?

By Ed Bedington

Big brother is watching — beware that friendly stranger at the bar chatting to your customers, he could land you in some serious trouble!

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.