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Deadline for pubs code consultation extended until 2016

Baroness Neville Rolfe said extending the deadline would give stakeholders 'more time to look at our proposals in the round'.

Black market

Half of publicans risked licence by turning a blind eye to dodgy dealers

Licensees have been warned that turning a blind eye to dodgy deals may lead to losing their licence, after research revealed nearly half of publicans didn’t kick out known perpetrators.


So, what’s all this about #TryJanuary?

It’s a positive campaign to help UK pubs and bars boost trade for one month during the start of the year. To encourage people out to ‘try’ new drinks and dishes. That is all, really.


Inheritance: It's time to make sure your pub is in your will

Is your pub business important to you, whether you are around or not? Paula Myers, head of Irwin Mitchell’s specialist will, trust and estate disputes team, explains why it should be.

The Guv'nor

Make customers and service your focus

Balancing work and time off is notoriously difficult for hospitality workers.

Sugar Tax

Sugar tax and nutritional labelling enforced under lobby group’s plans

Prime Minister David Cameron is facing increased pressure from the sugar lobby group Action on Sugar (AoS) to implement a heavy tax on sugary food and drink and to enforce nutritional labelling on menus to help tackle the UK’s growing obesity epidemic.

Property of the week

Kent Dartford: THE CLIPPER

£100,000.00 - Leasehold

Busy High Street location public house with late licence within pedestrianised town centre prominently located.Close...