Press Releases

Drinkaware Independent Review

24/01/2013

23red are conducting an independent review of Drinkaware. Read more

Tesco ‘Everyday Value’ alcohol does not break alcohol marketing rules

10/01/2013

The packaging of Tesco’s ‘Everyday Value’ alcohol range does not breach alcohol responsibility rules the Independent Complaints Panel has ruled. Read more

Portman Group announces fifth edition of Code of Practice

09/11/2012

The fifth evolution of the Portman Group Code of Practice for alcohol producers has been announced, setting the standard for responsible alcohol marketing and effective industry self-regulat... Read more

Laverstoke Park Farm Ale and Lager breaks alcohol marketing rules

02/11/2012

Laverstoke Park Farm’s Ale and Lager packaging has breached alcohol responsibility rules for using a drawing with particular appeal to young children to market alcoholic drinks. Read more

Martin Narey New Chairman of Independent Complaints Panel

18/10/2012

After a highly competitive national recruitment campaign, Martin Narey has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Independent Complaints Panel for irresponsible alcohol marketing Read more

Portman Group Responds to Health Select Committee Report

19/07/2012

We welcome the Select Committee’s view that the majority of people enjoy alcoholic products responsibly and that alcohol producers and retailers are vital partners in helping to tackle the h... Read more

Alcohol companies on track to deliver health labelling pledge

28/06/2012

According to the latest industry data, alcohol producers are on track to deliver their pledge to provide health information on 80% of alcohol labels on UK shelves by the end of December 2013... Read more

Senior appointment – independent alcohol complaints panel chair

26/06/2012

A national recruitment campaign is underway to appoint a new Chair of the Independent Complaints Panel which rules on complaints about irresponsible alcohol marketing. Read more

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

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