The latest news and developments concerning the pub trade from our team of dedicated industry journalists
22-Aug-2014 - Pubs in Greater Manchester could face a crackdown on licensing from police and councils, following a new report that reveals excessive drinking costs the region £1.2bn each year.
22-Aug-2014 - From the opening of the football season to the latest on the upcoming industry Oscars, here are ten things you may have missed on the PMA website this week
22-Aug-2014 - Spirit Pub Company has launched a degree programme for its general managers as part of its ongoing partnership with Leeds Metropolitan University.
21-Aug-2014 - Arran Brewery has surrendered the Punch Taverns lease of the Pier Head Tavern to ‘prevent the risk of damaging the brand’s reputation’.
21-Aug-2014 - Stonegate and Luminar are leading the nominations for this year's Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) Late Night Awards.
21-Aug-2014 - Carlsberg UK has launched an online facility that gives on-trade members of its live sport package the opportunity to create customised, promotional marketing content for their digital channels.
21-Aug-2014 - A Star Pubs & Bars tenant has been left dismayed after being refused permission to fit solar panels on his pub.
21-Aug-2014 - Publicans have called for an end to the ban on the screening of Premier League games at 3pm on Saturdays.
20-Aug-2014 - New chef apprenticeship standards developed by the hospitality industry’s Trailblazer Group have been approved by Government.
20-Aug-2014 - Licensees of a North London pub have been ordered to pay more than £12,000 after being found guilty of illegally showing a Sky Sports football match.
20-Aug-2014 - Household spending on leisure grew 12% to £202 in July, with the good weather causing the amount spent on drinking out to grow 14% to £45.84 while eating out spend rose 5% to £75.71, according to the Greene King Leisure Spend Tracker.
20-Aug-2014 - The Government must relax noise abatement legislation and pass the responsibility for minimising disturbance away from pubs and clubs and on to residents and developers, lobbyists have urged.
20-Aug-2014 - The chief executive of Marston’s has written to a campaigner trying to save one of the brewer’s pubs from closure to say the actions of politicians have hit community locals hard.
19-Aug-2014 - Star Pub & Bars is training 80 mystery shoppers to be able to recognise the perfect pint across the pub company’s estate.
19-Aug-2014 - The hospitality industry now employs more than two million people, after creating 118,000 new jobs in the past year, new statistics reveal.
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19-Aug-2014 - Weekday visits are continuing to drive the growth in footfall in pubs, according to new research by NPD Group for the Publican’s Morning Advertiser.
19-Aug-2014 - The Publican’s Morning Advertiser is running the next in its series of PubOpsClub events on 14 October at Headingley, the home of Yorkshire County Cricket Club.
19-Aug-2014 - A total of 180 Punch Taverns pubs have got involved in the company’s apprenticeship programme, with 42 licensees having taken on new apprentices, the group has said.
18-Aug-2014 - Sky Sports’ Formula 1 broadcaster Natalie Pinkham will host this year’s Great British Pub Awards, organised by the Publican’s Morning Advertiser.
18-Aug-2014 - North Tyneside Council has approved a policy to curb new pub and club licences.
18-Aug-2014 - The All Party Parliamentary Committee on Alcohol Misuse is calling for a single government minister to be accountable for the responsibility of reducing alcohol harms as part of its 2015 Manifesto that also includes a minimum unit price for alcoholic drinks.
18-Aug-2014 - Drink addicts should be treated in “abstinence-based rehabilitation centres” paid for with a new tax on alcohol, a think tank has urged.
18-Aug-2014 - Craft Beer Co is set to showcase 100 beers from the best breweries across the UK at its second festival next month.
15-Aug-2014 - Sky Sports and BT Sport have released their line-up of live European rugby matches.
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