The BBPA has launched a campaign to highlight the laws around serving drunks

BBPA campaign

Do you know the laws on serving drunks?

By Oli Gross

The laws around serving drunks have been highlighted in a poster campaign launched by the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA).

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.

Breath tests are unwelcome

Legal advice

Breath tests are unwelcome

By Poppleston Allen

There has been coverage recently of a ‘voluntary scheme’ introduced in Newquay and Truro, where 21 licensed premises have agreed to introduce breathalyser tests on entry.

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.