The House of Lords has recommended tighter regulation on the consumption of alcohol, including introducing minimum unit pricing, a variable tax rate in line with alcoholic strength and mandatory rules on alcohol labelling.
Publicans are being urged to share their views on the use of online review websites like TripAdvisor as part of a government-backed probe on the impact of the sites.
Media specialist Alan Stevens, from MediaCoach ltd and Fellow of the Professional Speakers Association, offered insights at hospitality show Cafe Culture on how licensees can use TripAdvisor to their advantage.
Hospitality businesses form the majority of young enterprises in the UK and are more optimistic about future prospects than the wider business community, according to research released yesterday (3 March) by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS).
The Premier League has commenced legal action against a number of Scottish pubs which have made unauthorised foreign broadcasts of its matches.
Publicans are being urged to check their premises licence ahead of the clock change at the end of March or risk losing an hour’s trade.
A Brighton pub is celebrating winning a battle to keep its opening hours, after police took it to review for not trading like a restaurant.
A Liverpool pub has opened its own library and community centre after launching an appeal to locals for any unwanted books.