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New figures show 29 pubs per week closing

New figures released today (23 January) show the number of net pub closures stands at 29 per week for the six months June-December 2014.

Perceptions chair Keith Knowles slams career advice as 'fundamentally flawed'

Perceptions Group chairman Keith Knowles has slammed career advice in the UK as “fundamentally flawed”, after a recent House of Commons report claimed that too many young people are falling “off the radar”.

M&B fined £1.5m after Christmas Day food poisoning prosecution

Managed pub operator Mitchells and Butlers (M&B) has been fined £1.5m following its conviction of a food hygiene offence which led to the death of a customer.

Mulholland accuses Government of acting in 'bad faith' over MRO clause

Representatives of the Fair Deal for Your Local campaign have criticised the Government for rewording the clause outlining a market-rent-only option in the Pubs Code bill, claiming it is responding to pubco lobbying.

New Orchard Fruits variant for Carling British Cider

Molson Coors has unveiled a new variant for Carling British Cider - Orchard Fruits.

Rare collection of vintage pub posters found

A rare collection of British beer marketing posters dating back to the 1950s have been discovered in Kent – including one featuring the Morning Advertiser.

MPs seek to end pub planning rights ‘scandal’

MPs from the Parliamentary Save the Pub Group have tabled an amendment to the Infrastructure Bill, seeking to “end the scandal” of pubs being demolished or turned into supermarkets without planning permission.