Pubs could be forced to serve smaller measures under the code

Mandatory alcohol code a step closer

By Ewan Turney

Stringent mandatory conditions on alcohol retailing moved a step closer yesterday as the Policing and Crime Bill received Royal Assent. The Act...

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...



Smoking at home Q. We have a freehold pub that we own and live in as our home. We have no staff. Could you please clarify the rules regarding smoking...

Purnell leaves DCMS

Purnell leaves DCMS

By John Harrington

The man who oversaw licensing reform is replaced as Culture Secretary by former DCMS advisor Andy Burnham

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Another Kiely company goes under

By The PMA Team

Another company owned by Paul Kiely, founder of Provence, has gone into administration, the MA has learnt.