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Brighton's proposed smoking could be extended to outside pubs

Operators question consultation that would ban smoking in all outside public areas, including outside pubs. 

Pub Food

Menu trends: Healthy eating not yet mainstream

Healthier eating has yet to become mainstream with only 36% of brands providing full calorie information on menus.

Tourist pub defends £1 charge to spend a penny

A pub has defended its decision to charge non-customers to use its toilets and said the new scheme is “working well”.

Robinsons to invest in estate as beer production booms

Robinsons is to spend £23m over the next five years refurbishing 179 pubs and a similar amount in maintenance.


Norwich licensees urge cities to host massive trade boosting ale event

City's publicans toast successful event and call on others to follow their lead. 

Legal advice

New licensees...make sure your start-up is sound

In the thrill of starting up a licensed premises it can be easy to get distracted by thoughts of your very own traditional British-style pub or Tom Cruise’s ‘Cocktail’ joint.


Case study: building a pub career

When Neringa Markeviciute moved to England from Lithuania two years ago, she was worried her confidence was not strong enough to work in hospitality.


Property hunt: leaseholds under £50k

This week's properties for sale focuses on leaseholds under £50k.

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