Monthly Archives: July 2013

MORGAN & CLARKE August Newsletter, a must read about the Energy Act 2011

Long Term Implications of the Energy Act 2011 MORGAN & CLARKE  AUGUST 2013 NEWSLETTER NO. 23 Pigeon House, The Broadway, Oakridge Lynch, Stroud, Glos. GL6 7NU Email: info@morganandclarke.co.uk   Phone:  01285 719292 www.morganandclarke.co.uk (Also at:  London, Cardiff, Matlock, Braunton, Lewes)     How quickly some sunshine can change everyone’s view of the world.   OK, not just… Read More »

Falling levels of alcohol-related crime vindicate partnership approach

Falling levels of alcohol-related crime, ALMR report The recently-published Crime Survey for England and Wales shows that crime is at a record low and the biggest drops have been in those incidents most commonly associated with alcohol: low-level violence, disorder and anti-social behaviour, particularly around licensed premises. The Crime Survey, which covers the year to… Read More »

Government admits scale of supermarket irresponsibility in selling below cost Alcohol

ALMR Press Notice – Immediate 26 July 2013   Government admits scale of supermarket irresponsibility   Figures released by Home Office Minister Lord Taylor of Holbeach in the House of Lords this week revealed that almost all the major supermarkets are selling large volumes of alcohol below cost.   Commenting on the finding in the… Read More »

BIS Select Committee supports ALMR proposals

ALMR Press Notice – Immediate   BIS Select Committee supports ALMR proposals 22.07.13 The Business, Innovation and Skills Select Committee has today published its response to the Government consultation on a Statutory Code for the pub industry. Reacting to the Committee’s report, ALMR Strategic Affairs Director Kate Nicholls said: “We are pleased that the Committee… Read More »

JG & Partners, HSE RIDDOR Proposals, please check to see whether it applies to you.

HSE RIDDOR Proposals Posted: 17 Jul 2013 05:00 PM PDT Not within our area of expertise but a matter of relevance to all operators within the leisure industry, the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has published proposed changes to the Accident Reporting Legislation (RIDDOR) which includes new classification of major injuries and industrial diseases and shrinking dangerous… Read More »

PICAS accused of being a ‘tokenistic pantomine’, worth reading.

Latest PICA-Service licensees accuse process of being a ‘tokenistic pantomine’ The licensees in the latest Pubs Independent Conciliation & Arbitration Service (PICA-Service) case have decided to wave anonymity to accuse the process of being a “tokenistic pantomine”. http://www.morningadvertiser.co.uk/General-News/Latest-PICA-Service-licensees-accuse-process-of-being-a-tokenistic-pantomine It would appear that another attempt at a voluntary Regulatory System lacks the bite of enforceable Statutory Regulation… Read More »