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Planning Law

Pub demolitions: Blanket protection measures for pubs 'don't work in every case'

A proposal to give Wandsworth pubs extra protection against developers has been celebrated and led to encouragement for other councils to follow suit - but industry warns of issues.


Norwich pub names new beer after slain lion Cecil

The Fat Cat pub commemorates famous lion with new beer. 


Lancashire pub named and shamed for not paying minimum wage

The Craven Heifer in Darwen failed to pay one worker almost £1,500.


Brighton's oldest gay pub faces licence review after underage drinking sting

Police call for review citing 'increasing concern' about the running of the pub.


'Privilege' to be part of Live Your Life Day

Industry celebrates success of first Live Your Life Day. 

St Austell Brewery fighting chef recruitment "absolute nightmare" with new incentives

The South West based group, which currently runs 25 managed sites, has introduced new bonus schemes, competitive salaries and a training academy for its chefs. 

More than 60% of diners want technology to play a bigger role

Appetite for more technology when dining out with smart phones becoming an influential force in dining experience.