Top Headlines


Police proposals 'could prevent pub closures'

ALMR says new changes to police funding could lead to fewer pub closures.

Leisure Tracker

Drinking out spend up 5% in June

Report also showed demand for wifi in pubs. 

City news

M&B reports 1.3% sales growth

Mitchells & Butlers has reported like-for-like sales growth of 1.3% for the 43 weeks to 25 July.


BrewDog builds site pipeline

BrewDog has secured sites in York and Norwich in its pipeline of 12 UK openings planned for the coming months.

City news

Directors exit as Geronimo Inns restructures

Stalwart Ed Turner leaves along with ops director Mark Ashley.


Team Margot: Operators join forces for #LiveYourLife day

A number of operators across the hospitality industry will be joining forces on Thursday (30 July) to raise funds for Live Your Life Day, a new charity initiative.

Legal advice

Are the new powdered and 'breathable' alcohols really...alcohol?

What are the legal ramifications of the new powdered, breathable and other innovations in alcohol?


Craft Beer Co secures site near Gherkin

Founder Martin Hayes announces site in London's Mitre Lane - in the shadow of the Gherkin building.

Property of the week

North Yorkshire York: Melbourne

£300,000.00 - Freehold

York freehold Residential area New development on going in the area Courtyard garden