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Independent Complaints Panel: Latest Rulings


The following products and promotions have been considered by the Independent Complaints Panel, under the Portman Group’s Code of Practice on the Naming, Packaging and Promotion of Alcoholic... Read more

New report highlights the importance of building partnerships with the business community


A new report by the Fabian Society, to be launched today in Parliament, recognises the effectiveness of working in partnership with the private sector Read more

Willy’s Cider does not breach alcohol responsibility rules


Willy’s Cider, produced by Chase Distillery Ltd, does not breach alcohol marketing rules Read more

500ml Cans of 9% ABV Kestrel Super Premium Lager Breach Alcohol Responsibility Rules


The packaging of 500ml cans of Kestrel Super Premium Lager (Kestrel), a 9% ABV beer produced by Brookfield Drinks, have been found to encourage immoderate consumption... Read more

Drinks industry exceeds unit pledge target with two years to go


The Portman Group has welcomed the latest official report from Department of Health showing producers and retailers have delivered the Public Health Responsibility Deal Alcohol Network pledg... Read more

Minister praises producers' commitment


Minister for Crime Prevention Lynne Featherstone has welcomed the progress made by drinks producers as part of the Government's Responsibility Deal. Read more

Portman Group responds to Minister’s speech by showcasing tools for tackling alcohol harms


Responding to Home Office Minister Lynne Featherstone’s speech at today’s Alcohol Concern Conference, Chief Executive of the Portman Group, Henry Ashworth said: Read more

Drinks companies achieve voluntary alcohol labelling target


A new report available today, has confirmed that UK drinks producers have delivered on a voluntary pledge to improve health labelling of alcohol products on shelf. Read more

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