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Big Interview

'We tell people nicely "we don't do Carling"'...interviewing Purity's founder

Craft beer was no more than a glint in a hipster’s eye when Paul Halsey founded the Purity Brewing Company almost a decade ago. Phil Mellows finds out how he’s been keeping up with the pace.

Allergen Legislation

New Allergy UK scheme to provide accreditation for UK food operators

Allergy UK has launched a new accreditation scheme aimed at helping UK operators cater better to customers with food allergies.

10,000 calorie 'Man v Food' style pub burger breaks the internet

Massive pub burger 'does a Kardashian' and gets millions of hits on facebook page.

Sky and BT Sport announce football fixtures

Sky Sports and BT Sport have announced the live football matches licensees can air at pubs in August and September.

Legal analysis

Checking closure powers

Only now are we seeing evidence of the provision of the ASB act coming into force.

Legal Q&A

Should I ban electronic cigarettes?

This week's legal Q&A includes commentary on electronic cigarettes and online betting websites.

A (lawyer's) good pub guide

Pros and cons: the things a lawyer (and a beer drinker) looks for in a pub.