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20 Nov 2019

Anthony Joshua v Andy Ruiz Jr on 7th December 2019

On 7th December 2019, there will be the re-match between Anthony Joshua v Andy Ruiz Jr for the WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO world heavyweight titles, with Anthony Joshua looking to “avenge” his only professional loss.The fight will be ...

14 Nov 2019

BBPA release 'An Open Welcome Making your pub more accessible for customers'

The BBPA released on Tuesday, a helpful briefing document in relation to increasing access to public houses for all members of the community - 'An Open Welcome – Making your pub more accessible for customers'.  It addresses a number of ...

14 Nov 2019

Wales will introduce 50p MUP in March.

As previously reported, on Tuesday 12th November the National Assembly for Wales convened to debate regulations which would lead to the introduction of a Minimum Unit Price (MUP) for alcohol. The Regulations were approved by the members whi...

12 Nov 2019

ACTSO report on local trading standards services

‘The impacts and outcomes of local trading standards services’ is a recently published report by the Association of Chief Trading Standards Officers.  It can be found here:

05 Nov 2019

Drone and model aircraft registration

Drone registration becomes mandatory from 30 November 2019The UK’s new Drone and Model Aircraft Registration and Education Scheme goes live on 5 November 2019.There will be two elements to the online system:Anyone responsible for a d...

04 Nov 2019

Festive guidance from Counter Terrorism Policing

With thanks to the BBPA, we reproduce below the updated festive guidance which CTP urge be circulated as widely as possible within the licensed trade.further details can be found here: and some advice links also...