Alcohol Alert – May 2021The Office for National Statistics released a report that shows there was a 20% increase in alcohol-specific deaths from 2019 to 2020...
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Alcohol Alert – March 2021Spring Budget sees in new financial year with another blanket freeze on alcohol duties, while research finds availability of alcohol amplifies associat…
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Alcohol Alert – February 2021Pubs pray for Easter resurrection, but government roadmap out of lockdown urges hospitality sector to wait a little longer for salvation, while new stu…
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Alcohol Alert – January 2021The Westminster administration relies on its experiences of managing last year’s lockdowns to enforce a ban on takeaway alcohol in England in Lockdown …
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As we reach the end of an exceptional year, we can reflect on the alcohol policy news that dominated the headlines.
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Alcohol Alert – November 2020New research looks into a how nudge theory shapes alcohol policy, and survey and sales data show how home drinking has increasingly become the new norm…
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Alcohol Alert – October 2020COVID-19: Latest lockdown measures leave pubs in tiers, while our progress report on alcohol consumption during the pandemic warns of the hidden harm f…
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Alcohol Alert – September 2020Think tank finds NoLo drinks have limited impact, while policymakers' decisions over the fate of pubs during the coronavirus pandemic come under scruti…
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Alcohol Alert – August 2020COVID-19 breakouts spark debate as to whether pubs should stay open when the school season restarts, while a new study looks at the recent history of a…
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Alcohol Alert July 2020Pubs get back to business as lockdown eases, but research finds worrying levels of home drinking since March – and a study of the nation's soaps sees a…
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Alcohol Alert – lockdown editionListen now | Detailing Britain’s relationship with alcohol during the pandemic so far
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Welcome to the Alcohol Alert newsletter from the Institute of Alcohol Studies. The Institute of Alcohol Studies is an independent organisation that see…