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PMA research shows chimneys, arson, cigarettes most common cause of fire

Fires can be devastating for pubs, not just the impact it has on business but damage to the homes and livelihoods of licensees.


The National Living Wage will lead to more pub closures

When George Osborne announced the introduction of the National Living Wage in July he surprised everybody.


Camden council U-turns on late night levy

The council confirmed today that it will hold a consultation on introducing a levy. 

Pub fires

Demolition warning for pubs neglecting fire safety responsibilities

Licensees have been warned not to neglect their fire safety responsibilities, or risk heavy fines and potential demolition of their pub.


Crimes against pub food? Top chefs reveal all...

Two top chefs have revealed what they consider to be crimes against pub food.


Fuller’s to match Living Wage as part of training pledge

Fuller’s has announced it will offer a payrise for any team member on one of its development programmes, which will equal the first stage of the National Living Wage.


Stop-start drinking is not the answer

"Since the dawn of time man has been drinking alcohol, and since the day after man has been getting hangovers."


Bristol - the western magnet for brewers

Roger Protz visits Bristol to learn a little about what is attracting brewers to this booming West Country hub.

Food and beer pairing: golden rules...

Amber ale with that steak? IPA with your curry? Daniel Woolfson looks at the theory and science behind pairing food with beer and the opportunity it presents. 

TV Sport

Sky and BT Sport unwrap festive Premier League fixtures

Sky and BT Sport have revealed their live Premier League TV fixtures for December and the festive period.

Revolution to offer blended cocktails

Revolution Bars Group, the listed, premium bar operator, said it is continuing its drinks innovation programme by being the first company to launch a range of “blended cocktails” across its entire estate. 

Properties of the week

Hertfordshire Watford: Red Lion

Nil Premium - Leasehold

The property comprises a prominent corner location, being opposite Watford Football Club and Watford General...

Wiltshire Salisbury: Rainbow on the Lake

£695,000.00 - Freehold

The Rainbow on the Lake is a family run public house, offering traditional bar hospitality with a strong reputation...

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