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Socially responsible self-regulation will empower, not burden, producers


Some people argue that self-regulation can never be as effective as formal legislation because companies will always act in their short-term self-interest. While it’s true that business lead... Read more

BrewDog 'Pink IPA' complaint upheld


A complaint about BrewDog’s special edition Pink IPA has been upheld by the Independent Complaints Panel (Panel). A full copy of the decision can be read here. Read more

Yes, we are fit for purpose


We are proud of the Portman Group’s nearly thirty-year heritage of leading on best practice in alcohol social responsibility and regulation. During that time the industry has removed over on... Read more

Developing a national ‘Safe Space’ framework could save public money and reduce alcohol harm


A UK network of Safe Spaces could return over £100m to the NHS annually and help to improve the fabric of the night time economy across the country according to the Local Alcohol Partnership... Read more

Partnership working vital to creating vibrant town centres and safer night time economies


Creating diverse and inclusive activities and connecting the early evening and night time economies to make thriving town centres and local high streets, were some of the themes explored at ... Read more

We’re here to help, says Portman Group at craft beer event


With craft beer and cider brands recognised for bold, innovative design, the Portman Group has hosted a free event to help independent brewers ensure their marketing is both creative and com... Read more

Portman Group calls for ‘clarity & consistency’ on low alcohol descriptors


In its response to the Department of Health and Social Care’s consultation on the use of low and no alcohol descriptors, the Portman Group has urged government to use the consultation as an ... Read more

How our drinking habits have changed over four decades of royal weddings


Ahead of Prince Harry and Meghan’s wedding tomorrow, Portman Group analysis of UK alcohol trends show how the nation’s relationship with alcohol has changed since the wedding of Prince Charl... Read more

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