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Business rates

Business rate changes labelled 'unhelpful'

Leading trade bodies say they are 'wary' of the changes announced by chancellor George Osborne. 

Rugby World Cup

England's early Rugby World Cup exit to cost pub industry millions

Defeat to Australia will see a 'massive loss in business'. 

Is Sober October an opportunity or a threat?

As we move through October, drinkers up and down the country are battling a self-imposed challenge to stay sober for a month –all for worthy charitable causes.

Enterprise trialling segmentation programme

Enterprise Inns has unveiled details of its new segmentation programme to members of its operations team and key suppliers at a conference in Birmingham.


Wetherspoon's returns to its roots with £3m Muswell Hill pub

JD Wetherspoon will return to its roots when it opens a site in London next week following a £3m investment.

Mobile phone and internet

Rural pubs' phone and internet boosted in Vodafone pilot

Rural pubs will benefit from reliable mobile phone signal and internet access for the first time in a pilot scheme which is set to be rolled out across the UK.

Legal Advice

Fire safety: Make sure you know all the issues

A recent case in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, provides a useful reminder to operators of licensed premises of the need to take issues of fire safety very seriously.

Less isn't always more

Honesty and transparency in drinks creation is important, but so is the skill of a good blend. It is something that has been overlooked for some time. Why? Because, these days, we’re a bit suspicious of anything rogue. Is there horse meat in it? Nuts? Dairy? Sweeteners? What IS that?...

Properties of the week

Hertfordshire Watford: Red Lion

Nil Premium - Leasehold

The property comprises a prominent corner location, being opposite Watford Football Club and Watford General...

Wiltshire Salisbury: Rainbow on the Lake

£695,000.00 - Freehold

The Rainbow on the Lake is a family run public house, offering traditional bar hospitality with a strong reputation...

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