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03 Sep 2018

Scotland - Potential rule changes for Moray pubs and clubs to help curb antisocial behaviour

It is being reported that Moray Licensing Board are to consult on new rules which could be brought in for pubs across Moray ‘to help curb antisocial behaviour and bring a boost to the local economy’.There are current policy restricti...

03 Sep 2018

Wales – ‘Regulating Our Future’ - Amendments to the Food Law Code of Practice

The Regulating Our Future (ROF) Programme aims to modernise how food businesses in Wales, England and Northern Ireland are regulated, to ensure that ‘food is safe and what it says it is’.  The Food Standards Agenc...

29 Aug 2018

The BBPA responds to recent Lancet alcohol study

The British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) has responded to the recent Lancet alcohol study found here.Published last week, the study indicated that no level of alcohol is good for health and has received many differing comments across the...

29 Aug 2018

Scotland - “A taste of Scotland” development plan launched

A new plan to develop food and drink tourism in Scotland has been launched which ‘will aim to deliver an additional £1 billion to Scotland’s economy by 2030’.The industry-led Food Tourism Scotland Action Plan, l...

23 Aug 2018

Scotland - Edinburgh Consult on New Policy and Overprovision

Edinburgh have now commenced a public consultation regarding their new Statement of Licensing Policy which will run from November 2018 to 2022, when it will be required to be reviewed again under the terms of the current legislation.  As well...

20 Aug 2018

Drinkaware Advice For Freshers Week

The BII is alerting to advice issued by Drinkaware for pub and bar operators on how to ensure a safe and enjoyable Freshers’ Week.September will see thousands of students enjoying the ‘freedom’ of their first week at universiti...