Managed pub operator Mitchells and Butlers (M&B) has insisted food safety is the company’s “highest priority” following its conviction of a food hygiene offence which led to the death of a customer.
One in four people intend to spend less on eating and drinking out this Christmas, according to a new poll.
Save the Pub Group chair Greg Mulholland MP has issued an ultimatum to the three large brewing pubcos to work with him or risk losing the right in the new pubs code to insist tenants sell their brands in their pubs.
Punch Taverns has reminded licensees that it is offering help with implementation of the new allergen laws.
The final pub chef to feature in the heats of BBC Two’s MasterChef: the Professionals has been announced.
British Beer & Pub Association chief executive Brigid Simmonds and Greg Mulholland MP, who tabled the market rent only amendment, share their views on the implications of the new clause
Tenant groups have expressed their delight at last week’s vote by MPs to include a market rent-only (MRO) clause in the statutory pubs code, claiming its introduction will be transformational for tied tenants.
Fuller’s has reported a 6.5% increase in like-for-like sales across its managed pubs and hotels division, helped by a rise in like-for-like food sales of 7.7% for the 26 weeks to 27 September 2014.
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