Stonegate Pub Company has announced that Simon Longbottom, managing director of Greene King Pub Partners, is to replace Toby Smith as chief executive of the managed operator.
Senior industry figures have written an open letter to Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne MP, calling for a freeze in beer duty in next week’s Budget and further measures to support the pub trade.
iTradeNetwork, the owners and operators of online ordering website barbox.com, has closed the service, replacing it with individual supplier websites that it claims will provide customers with “an improved and more tailored ordering experience”.
Hospitality apprentices from Charnwood Training Group and Robinsons Brewery had the honour of catering and serving for a special reception at No. 10 Downing Street in support of National Apprenticeship Week.
The Liberal Democrats have committed to introducing a right for pub tenants to buy the freehold of their venue if it’s put up for sale at an independently assessed market value.
Pubs are missing out on their share in a £100m small business rates relief windfall because local councils are failing to provide up-to-date advice, a report has found.
Aspall, the Suffolk Cyder maker, has promised a fresh look for its range and a raft of new product development for 2014.
An experienced publican, who has operated pubs in north London for 40 years, is to purchase the Enterprise Inns lease of the Alma in Newington Green, after running the pub on a tenancy-at-will agreement since December.
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