Pubwatches Beware of Minimum Pricing Agreements

From time to time stories are published of watches agreeing to minimum pricing agreements to prevent drunkeness or possible disorder however these sorts of agreements are against the law and must be avoided as they carry extreme financial penalties.  We have  produced this information before but do so again because of the scale of the consequences of the legislation.

The Department of Business Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (BERR) have published a document about the issue which is to be found via the the following link:

http://www.beerandpub.com/industryArticle.aspx?articleId=140