General

23 Oct 2017

Wales - Minimum Pricing

It is being widely reported this morning that Ministers of the Welsh National Assembly plan to introduce legislation to introduce a minimum price per unit of alcohol.  The proposed unit price is reportedly 50p, the same as proposed in Scotlan...

23 Oct 2017

Short measures on the 125ml wine measure!

The requirement to make available, and make customers aware of the opportunity to purchase, the smaller measure of 125 ml still wine, in addition to the more common 175 and 250 ml measures, is something we find often still overlooked, by operators...

19 Oct 2017

Alcohol and late night refreshment licensing statistics

The Home Office has today published statistics realting to alcohol and late night refreshment licensing in England and Wales – something it has done on an annual basis (other than years ending 31 March 2011 and 31 March 2015) for some time. ...

11 Oct 2017

Bank of England launches new Banknote Checking Scheme

The Bank of England has recently launched a new banknote checking scheme,  in a statement announcing the launch the Bank of England stated their desire to support retailers and businesses by providing the tools and information you need to inc...

11 Oct 2017

Food Standards Agency - New advice on eating runny eggs

The Food Standards Agency has today announced a change to its advice about eating eggs - infants, children, pregnant women and elderly people can now safely eat raw or lightly cooked eggs that are produced under the British Lion Code of Practice. ...

06 Oct 2017

Sheffield - Positive Action to Tackle Knife Crime

Last weekend’s report of knives being used in attacks at a Sheffield venue regrettably is the latest example in a unwanted National trend.In April the Office for National Statistics published key statistics for 2016 which showed a 14% incr...