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Queen’s Speech promises ‘best possible’ Brexit deal

Brexit was at the heart of the Queen’s Speech (21 June), as she announced the Government’s priority to secure the “best possible deal” as the country prepares to leave the European Union.

Future plans set out: Queen's Speech focused on Brexit

Scottish licensees ordered to pay £10,000 over illegal broadcasts

Two licensees in Scotland have each been ordered to pay £10,000 after being found to be infringing Sky’s copyright by showing Sky Sports without a licence. 

Pubs that have made it onto the Top 50 Gastropubs list from day one

The prestigious Top 50 Gastropub list was founded in 2011 and from then, has gone from strength to strength.

New pub restaurant gives a fresh start to disadvantaged youngsters

A community owned pub in Lancashire is employing youngsters not in education, training or work as front-of-house and kitchen staff.

Toby Carvery to give away free meals to troops

Mitchells & Butlers brand Toby Carvery has announced it will be serving free carvery dinners to military personnel for Armed Forces Day this Saturday (24 June).

‘Smart mirror’ keeps punters in the sun

Meantime has launched what it is calling the UK’s first ‘smart mirror’, which promises to keep beer garden drinkers in the sunshine constantly.

Bar staff insider: a time and a place to chat

We all love a chat. As a member of bar staff, or as a customer but, and this is a big but, there's a time and a place.

Let's all drink beer in: Norwich

Regional brewers and the pubs that sell their beers extolled the local values of Norwich’s beers at this year’s City of Ale festival, which has now celebrated its seventh year.

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Soft drinks industry levy: what drinks won't be taxed?

A number of soft drinks are set to fall foul of the sugar levy, increasing their price considerably, but others have been reformulated to attract a lower levy or none at all. Here, we highlight some of the options available to licensees.

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