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Pubs code: a year on

It is now a year since the pubs code was introduced but neither the trade, nor consultants and legal advisers negotiating deals between breweries and pubs, or pressure groups, seem to be celebrating.

Major milestone: a look back at the pubs code a year after its implementation

New study reveals 'ongoing importance of pubs' to the UK

More than half of all pubgoers champion their local pub as the place for food and drink, with one in five visiting between once and three times a week, a study has found.

Wetherspoon apologises after rat spotted in busy pub

Pubgoers were left horrified after a rat was filmed scurrying across a leather booth in a popular JD Wetherspoon pub.

Walkabout announces new ‘heritage-focused’ menu

Stonegate Pub Company brand Walkabout has announced its new menu, which taps into the company’s Australian heritage and is due to hit sites later this month (25 July).

SIBA independent brewery logo to be used at Great British Beer Festival

Drinkers will be able to identify beers produced by independent breweries at this year’s Great British Beer Festival (GBBF), thanks to a partnership between the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) and the festival’s organisers. 

Special feature: The lessons of Upton Park

East End pubs around the Boleyn Ground in Upton Park, lived and died by their claret and blue credentials, so it’s little wonder a year after West Ham upped sticks and moved to Stratford that some have already put the shutters up.

Parliamentary Pub Chef of the Year Competition returns

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) Parliamentary Pub Chef of the Year Competition is back, following its success in 2016.

Taunton Cider Company eyes new accounts following capital investment

A century-old cider brand is aiming to expand into more pubs and bars after receiving investment from a capital lender.

Hawthorn Leisure reveals 'strong' third year results

Hawthorn Leisure, the Avenue Capital-backed pub operator, saw group EBITDA increase 10.1% to £9m in the year to 25 December 2016, its third year of “significant growth” since its creation in May 2014.

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