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#LDNPARTNERS - Celebrating London Partnerships Tackling Alcohol Misuse and Growing the Night Time Economy

15/04/2016

Safer London Business Partnership and the Portman Group jointly welcome the success of London’s night-time economy partnerships working to make London boroughs safer by tackling alcohol misu... Read more

Portman Group launches video showcasing partnership work between business and local authorities to tackle alcohol-related crime

23/03/2016

The Portman Group has launched a new infographic video explaining how local alcohol partnership schemes work to promote responsible drinking, tackle alcohol-related crime and disorder and im... Read more

Portman Group welcomes government strategy to tackle alcohol-related crime through partnership with drinks companies and local businesses

23/03/2016

The Home Secretary has announced that partnership with local schemes, supported by alcohol businesses, will be a key element of the government’s strategy to improve the safety of the night t... Read more

BAILEYS COUNTERTOP UNIT AND PR COMPLAINT NOT UPHELD

09/03/2016

A complaint about the packaging of a Baileys countertop unit and accompanying press release (PR) for encouraging immoderate consumption has not been upheld by the Independent Complaints Pane... Read more

Three New Members Appointed to Independent Alcohol Complaints Panel

26/01/2016

Three new members have been appointed to the Independent Complaints Panel – the independent lay panel that considers complaints about irresponsible alcohol marketing under the Portman Group’... Read more

New CPD Accredited Training For Alcohol Marketers

20/01/2016

The Portman Group has launched the industry’s first Continuing Professional Development (CPD) certified Alcohol Marketing Accreditation (AMA) for alcohol producers and their brand teams and ... Read more

Portman Group Statement on New Alcohol Guidelines

08/01/2016

Responding to the UK Chief Medical Officers, Alcohol Guidelines Review, Henry Ashworth, Chief Executive, Portman Group said: “The vast majority of us - more than four in five adults – drink... Read more

Valentine’s Day Advice

14/12/2015

Happy…Valentine’s Day? Christmas may be just around the corner but marketing teams are already focused on next year. Seasonal marketing campaigns provide an opportunity to offer ‘limited... Read more

Alcohol and ethnicity in Britain

20/07/2015

Looking at the most recent government statistics there is a clear trend evident among young people away from immoderate and harmful drinking. Underage drinking has dropped 36% since 2003, bi... Read more

Working in partnership to improve public health: the success of the last five years

03/07/2015

Britain is changing its relationship with alcohol for the better. Official government statistics show that over the last five years there have been significant and sustained declines in und... Read more

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