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Experts proved wrong on Licensing Act

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Experts proved wrong on Licensing Act

By Poppleston Allen

Concern the Licensing Act 2003 would lead to an increase in alcohol-related crime and health issues has not come to pass.

Q&A: Police action against employees and charity events

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Q&A: Police action against employees and charity events

By Poppleston Allen

This week's legal Q&A focuses on what to do when the police want to ban an employee from a venue, and what to do when charity winner drinks a bottle in a un-licensed village hall

The proportion of young adults who reported that they do not drink alcohol at all increasing by over 40% between 2005 and 2013

ONS: One in five adults now a teetotaller

By James Wallin, M&C Report

More than one in five adults claims to now be a teetotaller, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics.

Drinks promotions: know the law?

Drinks promotions: top legal tips

By Poppleston Allen

In this top tips series we continue our analysis of the practical implications of the changes to the mandatory conditions on premises licence as a result of the Licensing Act 2003 (Mandatory Licensing Conditions) (Amendment) Order 2014. This week we look...