Antisocial Personality Disorder

Checking closure powers

Legal analysis

Checking closure powers

By James Anderson & Nick Arron, Poppleston Allen

So far as licensed premises are concerned, the main provisions of the Anti-Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014 came into effect on 20 October 2014, but it is only recently that we have seen evidence of these provisions being put into force.

Charity: enough in Bill to worry trade

Paying lip service to pubs

By The PMA Team

Worrying elements still remain in the revisions to the licensing reform, says The PMA Team.

Diageo: £100,000 investment

Diageo invests in Purple Flag scheme

By John Harrington

Diageo is to invest around £100,000 as headline sponsor of the 'kitemark' scheme that recognises safe and successful nighttime economies.

Police: partnerships work

Watchdog: alcohol partnerships work

By John Harrington

The Government's regulations watchdog has called for a revisiting of existing partnership schemes to curb alcohol-related problems. The Local Better...

Campaigns are designed to halt teen drinking

Funding available for underage crackdown

By Ewan Turney

A total of £1.4m has been made available to help towns combat underage drinking over the summer. The funding is available for 69 towns and boroughs...

Furness-Smith (R) shows the weight of regulations with a barrow full of licensing applications

McMullen boss: stop over-regulation

By John Harrington

Peter Furness-Smith urges Culture Secretary Andy Burnham to "rise above soundbite politics" and save pubs from the massive regulatory burden