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BREAKING: Deadline for pubs code consultation extended until 2016

Baroness Neville Rolfe said extending the deadline would give stakeholders 'more time to look at our proposals in the round'.

Sugar tax

BBPA chief: sugar tax will “increase burden” on brewers and pubs

The introduction of a heavy tax on sugar would make things harder for pubs and brewers which already face considerable levels of tax including beer duty and business rates, the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) has warned.


VAT Club approach will not work, industry veteran suggests

Leading pub sector entrepreneur Peter Borg-Neal has urged the industry to come together and find a new way of tackling the VAT burden placed on pubs.


Michelin-starred Galvin brothers to open first pub in London's Spitalfields

Acclaimed chefs Jeff and Chris Galvin have announced the opening of their first foray into the pub trade with the ‘Pub de Luxe’ HOP in London’s Spitalfields Market.


Brighton beer shop aims to prevent Burger King with crowdfunded pub

A craft beer shop in Brighton is on crowdfunding-fuelled mission to take on a pub across the road, after locals campaigned against a plan for a Burger King to open at the site.

Food Safety

Sous vide cooking: are food safety fears grounded?

A lack of knowledge about the potential safety implications of sous vide cooking has sparked concern from experts, as new research claims many recipes don’t follow the recommended food safety guidelines.

City news

Marston’s: New builds, burrito bars and casual dining

The Publican's Morning Advertiser's sister publication M&C spoke to Marston’s chief executive Ralph Findlay and chief financial officer Andrew Andrea about its results and future plans.


World's biggest pub quiz needs YOU

Attempt to smash the world record for the largest pub quiz will take place on the Sunday 7 February 2016. 

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