Press Releases

Dark Conspiracy pump clips break marketing rules

31/05/2012

A beer called Dark Conspiracy has breached alcohol responsibility rules for featuring East End gangsters, the Kray twins, on its pump clips. Read more

Vitesse Noir breaks alcohol marketing rules

10/04/2012

A beer called Vitesse Noir has breached alcohol responsibility rules for making claims about the stimulating effects of the product on its packaging. Read more

Responsible majority must not be penalised

23/03/2012

Responding to the Government´s Alcohol Strategy, Portman Group Chief Executive Henry Ashworth said: Read more

Two new job opportunities at Portman Group

07/03/2012

We are looking for two exceptional people to join our team as the new Head of Policy and Press & Public Affairs Executive. Read more

Two new members appointed to independent alcohol complaints panel

24/02/2012

The Portman Group has appointed two new members to the Independent Complaints Panel Read more

Painting doomsday scenarios won’t help reduce alcohol misuse

20/02/2012

Responding to the latest claims on alcohol related deaths, Henry Ashworth, Chief Executive of the Portman Group, responsibility body for the UK drinks producers said: Read more

Portman Group welcomes Prime Minister´s focus on reckless minority

15/02/2012

Commenting on David Cameron’s forthcoming speech on binge drinking, Henry Ashworth said: Read more

Healey’s texan-style hard cyder breaches responsibility code for making alcoholic strength the dominant theme

07/02/2012

An alcohol product called Healey’s Texan-style Hard Cyder has breached alcohol responsibility rules for making alcoholic strength the dominant theme. Read more

Magnum tonic wine breaches responsibility code for suggesting an association with sexual success and enhancement of physical capabilities

07/02/2012

An alcohol product called Magnum Tonic Wine has breached alcohol responsibility rules for suggesting an association with sexual success and enhancement of physical capabilities Read more

Alcohol-related deaths in the United Kingdom, 2010

26/01/2012

Responding to latest ONS statistics on alcohol-related deaths, Henry Ashworth, Chief Executive of the Portman Group, responsibility body for the UK drinks producers said: Read more

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