Trade in turmoil over energy price hikes

The drinks trade has urged the government to protect producers and retailers, as they brace for soaring energy prices.  Between February 2021 and August 2022,…

Retailers urged not to challenge customers who refuse to wear face coverings

 The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has said that retailers should not challenge customers who refuse to abide by new face mask rules. From today,…

Employers urged to support staff as survey shows furloughed workers drinking more

One in three furloughed workers have been drinking more since lockdown began, according to the latest research.  The study from independent alcohol education charity, Drinkaware,…