Press Releases

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

30/05/2018

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

21/05/2018

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

18/05/2018

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

Ambitious Code Review announced by UK Alcohol marketing watchdog

27/04/2018

The Portman Group has today announced the fifth major review of its Code of Practice to future proof the framework that governs alcohol marketing in the UK. Read more

Partnership working highlighted as the key to creating safe and vibrant town centres

26/03/2018

Multi-agency partnership schemes that reduce crime and vulnerability in the night time economy were celebrated today at a Parliamentary reception hosted by the All-Party Parliamentary Beer G... Read more

Fifth Review Planned for Alcohol Marketing Watchdog's Code of Practice

05/03/2018

The Portman Group will launch a full public consultation in Spring 2018 on the fifth edition of its Code of Practice on the Naming, Packaging and Promotion of Alcoholic Drinks to ensure it r... Read more

Two new members sought for independent alcohol complaints panel

19/02/2018

The Portman Group has two vacancies for applicants with a public health background and a licensing background on its Independent Complaints Panel (Panel), the body that considers complaints ... Read more

Behind the Headlines Blog: So what’s really going on with the Baby Boomers?

01/02/2018

Public Health England relaunched their Act FAST campaign today (1 February 2018) [link] to urge people to call 999 if they notice even one of the signs of a stroke in themselves, or in other... Read more

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