Two major industry bodies set to merge to create UKHospitality
Plans to merge the Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) and the British Hospitality Association (BHA) have been confirmed after much speculation within the sector.
Ei Publican Partnerships names its Cellar Keeper of the Year
Publican Peter Clements, from the British Oak, Blackheath, south London, took the award which "recognises the people responsible for the pub’s best kept and quality beer cellars".
CAMRA calls for views on new pub operating models
CAMRA’s Pub Campaigns Committee has been contacting licensees in order to gather their views on new pub operating models.
How pub workers can beat the January blues
In light of seasonal splurging and early December paydays, the Licensed Trade Charity has issued a short guide to help pub workers beat January money blues.
Cost cutters: ways to reduce the 3 biggest pub costs
As pubs battle ever-rising overheads and the ongoing uncertainty of Brexit, The Morning Advertiser looks at the three main costs for pubs and outlines some ways to cut them down to size
Research shows 70% of UK pubs 'struggle to access vital services due to poor credit rating'
More than two-thirds of UK pubs (70%) are struggling to access goods and services for their business due to poor credit ratings, according to research by energy provider Utilita.
Pubs should be exempt from deposit scheme costs says BBPA
British Beer & Pub Association chief executive Brigid Simmonds has highlighted the pub industry’s good record on recycling in response to a call for evidence by the Department for Environment & Rural Affairs on the subject.
Low-cost resolution service 'still an option' in pub rent disputes
The Pub Governing Body (PGB) has reminded licensees with agreement under the statutory code that the Pubs Independent Rent Review Scheme (PIRRS) resolution service remains an option if there are tied rent disagreements – even in cases where the market-rent-only...
Marston's to pull Brulines from leased estate
Marston’s is to remove Brulines, the beer-flow monitoring equipment, from across its 330-strong leased estate by 10 January 2018.
Pub fights £22,000 electricity bill that could shut premises
A pub husband and wife team are fighting a £22,000 electricity bill that they fear, if unresolved, could force the closure of their pub by Christmas.
Teetotal MP vows to support local pubs
A teetotal MP whose own local pub closed six months ago is to survey the pubs in his constituency in a bid to help them.
Industrial action could hit drinks deliveries before Christmas
Christmas deliveries of Carlsberg and other drinks from firms such as Brains, Coors, Greene King, and Mitchells & Butlers could be hit by an industrial dispute brewing at DHL Tradeteam, the Unite union claims.
Food credit card launched for pubs
A national food wholesaler has launched a credit card for catering businesses, which has an upper limit of £25,000 and up to 37-days’ of interest free credit.
Redhill pub forced to stop lunch service due to 'ridiculous commuter parking'
A publican has been forced to stop serving lunch Monday to Friday as London commuters take up all the free parking around the area.
Publicans urged to avoid handing out old £1 coins
Publicans are being urged to check their tills and avoid handing out the round £1 in change over the next few days.