News Archive

This section features current and archived News Articles released by National Pubwatch. If you have some news you would like to see featured here please contact us.

Warning of Latest Pub Scam

Pubwatch members should be made aware that over the last few weeks numerous attempts have been made to de-fraud retail and pub premises. Fraudsters are attempting to obtain credit card details by stating that they are from the PDQ company. They may say that there is a problem with the credit card system downloading transactions and […]


National Pubwatch has successfully registered its name and distinctive logo with the Intellectual Property Office (IPO). The decision to register with the IPO has been taken to protect the NPW brand. NPW has a hard won reputation for championing the pubwatch movement and providing unbiased support to local pubwatch schemes. Pubwatch schemes will notice very little […]

Launch of 2013 Diageo National Pubwatch Awards

Tuesday 12 March at the Novotel, Broad Street, Birmingham.  National Pubwatch continues its efforts to encourage best practice and social responsibility in the pub and hospitality sector throughout the UK by recognising and celebrating the role of local Pubwatch schemes. For the second year running National Pubwatch is teaming up with Diageo GB, the world’s […]

Pubwatch Vital in Fight Against Crime

Over 200 delegates attended the annual NPW conference held on 12 March 2013 in Broad Street Birmingham. Dr Alex Kenyon of Leeds Metropolitan University presented delegates with the results of a Pubwatch evaluation project commissioned by NPW. The universities findings give a clear endorsement that Pubwatch not only plays a significant role in improving safety and […]

Michael Kheng – East Midlands

National Pubwatch is proactively seeking to expand its group of Regional Representatives who provide a vital voluntary link to local Pubwatch members.  Our latest ‘recruit’ is Michael Kheng of Kurnia Licensing Consultants.  Michael has many years experience of running pubs and working with Pubwatch.  He speaks positively about the benefits of Pubwatch and his pride […]

New Posters

We are delighted to announce that our posters have been updated and can be downloaded here from the site

Free legal Q&A service for Pubwatch members

NPW is pleased to announce an important new legal Q&A service for Pubwatch members. This free facility is brought to you courtesy of a new joint venture with Dadds Solicitors. If you need some advice on a specific licensing issue affecting your premises or you have a question of a more general nature please contact Dadds […]

New PASS Campaign

“MAKE PASS THE STANDARD” Campaign The Proof of Age Standards Scheme (PASS) is the UK’s national guarantee scheme for Proof of Age cards. PASS does not issue cards but regulates accredited schemes, which must submit to regular audits by trading standards officers in order to receive a licence to apply the PASS hologram to their […]