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Government rejects bid to further strengthen ACV laws

The Government has rejected recommendations to further strengthen asset-of-community-value (ACV) planning laws, refuting claims that the nomination process is lengthy and complex.

Enterprise welcomes Royal Assent for pubs code

Enterprise Inns has welcomed the granting of Royal Assent for the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill yesterday, which enshrines in law the introduction of a pubs code and adjudicator.

Customer desire for wider range of vegetarian menu options growing

British diners are demanding more and more meat-free menu options from food and drink operators, new data reports.

Heston pub chef joins Lidl

The former head chef of Heston Blumenthal’s Hinds Head pub has become chef in residence for discount supermarket chain Lidl.

St Austell's Waterfront pub resurfaces a year after storm damage

Cornish brewer and pub operator St Austell has reopened the Waterfront Pub and Eating House on Plymouth seafront a year after fierce storms all but destroyed the venue.

Adnams reports record brewing year and jump in profit

Adnams, the Suffolk-based brewer and pub operator, has reported sales for the year to 31 December up 9.1% to £66m.

Enterprise roadshows attract record number of visitors

Enterprise Inns’ 2015 roadshows have been hailed a resounding success, after the six events attracted publicans and managers from more than 40% of the pub company’s estate.

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