New research shows that although there are still more people drinking at home than in the pub, the volume of alcohol being consumed at home has dropped 3% in the last five years.
Cask Marque, the industry watchdog responsible for assessing the quality of cask ale, has accredited its 9,000th pub.
Average dry rents on new pub leases from the four largest tenanted pub companies are up sharply this year, but have fallen as a proportion of projected turnover, as the market stages a steady recovery.
Punch Taverns has pledged £20,000 to a Licensed Trade Charity scheme to provide vital home visits to people in difficult circumstances.
More than nine in ten parents are not aware of the downturn in alcohol consumption by 11-15 year olds over the last decade, according to the Portman Group.
Pubs have recorded their highest rate of quarterly growth in beer volume sales this century, the latest UK quarterly Beer Barometer from the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has revealed.
The Brasserie Bar Co has begun an extensive expansion of its White Brasserie pub brand.
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