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Statutory code: Amendment seeks to exempt pubcos that invest from MRO

Pub companies may be exempt from having to offer a market-rent-only option if they significantly invest in a tenant’s pub, following a proposed amendment to the Small Business Bill.

Majority of drivers favour tougher drink driving limit

British drivers want to see tougher drink driving limits and more severe punishments, a new survey suggests.

MPs vote against bid to tighten pub planning laws

A Parliamentary vote to stop pubs being converted or demolished without planning permission has been narrowly defeated.

Sportsman tops list in Budweiser Budvar Top 50 Gastropub Awards 2015

The Sportsman in Seasalter, Kent, has been announced as the winner of the Budweiser Budvar Top 50 Gastropub Awards 2015.

Fringe party calls for pub trade election support

With the General Election now just 100 days away, a fledgling political party is calling on support from the trade for its pro-pub policies.

Greene King claims new beer launch 'is a hoax'

Greene King has denied it will be launching a new beer, after a hoax email about a new “IPA for the Download Generation” was sent to publicans.

Sports Bar & Grill sites achieve record sales

Bar Holdings Ltd, the owner of the multi-award-winning Sports Bar & Grill restaurant group, has announced that all four of its restaurants with historical comparisons achieved record sales in 2014.