The latest news and developments concerning the pub trade from our team of dedicated industry journalists
23-Sep-2014 - The AA Hospitality Awards have revealed their pubs of the year and named Nathan Outlaw as Chefs' Chef of the Year.
23-Sep-2014 - The Publican's Morning Advertiser caught up with the winners of the Great British Pub of the Year to find out what they thought of winning, and how they developed the Grafton in Kentish Town into an award-winning pub.
23-Sep-2014 - British Beer & Pub Association chief executive Brigid Simmonds has welcomed a seeming Labour u-turn over beer duty.
23-Sep-2014 - The Government has launched a new grant for small businesses to cover the costs of installing faster broadband.
23-Sep-2014 - Admiral Taverns is offering tenants the chance to stock their own bespoke beer.
23-Sep-2014 - A former pub operator has been branded a “chancer and a conman” as he was sentenced for attempting steal more than £130,000 through fraudulent VAT claims.
23-Sep-2014 - Serving beer is “not rocket science”, the founder of the Micropub Association has claimed, after predicting that the movement will reach 100 sites nationwide by the end of the year.
22-Sep-2014 - The Labour Party is set to commit to a 1% cut in business rates if it wins next year’s general election.
22-Sep-2014 - VAT cut campaigner Jacques Borel has predicted a wave of support from customers for Tax Equality Day.
19-Sep-2014 - The Association of Chief Police Officers’ lead on licensing has said efforts by the on-trade to tackle alcohol misuse have “barely scratched the surface” of the problem.
19-Sep-2014 - Greene King has donated £15,000 to Pub is the Hub for the second year running to support rural pubs who want to help their communities.
19-Sep-2014 - The man behind Enterprise Inns’ first managed site, the founder of Craft Beer Co and some of the brightest lights in the Brighton pub scene are among the speakers at next week’s MA300.
19-Sep-2014 - Young’s, the London-based pub company, is giving away free pints of its beer to celebrate its 183rd birthday.
18-Sep-2014 - Pubs dominated the growth in hospitality recruitment in the last quarter with a 50% hike, according to a new report.
18-Sep-2014 - Cask Ale Week (CAW) 2014 is almost upon us. Here is a rundown of what some brewers and pub companies have planned…
18-Sep-2014 - Punch Taverns has revealed the dates for its 2014 roadshows and urged tenants to take advantage of the special discounts and deals on offer.
18-Sep-2014 - Southampton City Council is the seventh local authority to rubber-stamp proposals for a late-night levy.
18-Sep-2014 - Upham Brewery has signed a three-year sponsorship deal with London Irish rugby club and wants publicans to share the benefits.
18-Sep-2014 - The Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) is reaching out to pubs and bars to help achieve a 2% cut in duty in the next budget.
18-Sep-2014 - Women in the hospitality sector were recognised in the 2014 Women 1st Shine Awards, which also inducted 17 businesswomen into the Women 1st Top 100 Club.
18-Sep-2014 - The Government is set to advise councils to include data such as A&E admissions and complaints about sleep deprivation or light pollution as evidence in licence reviews, the Publican’s Morning Advertiser understands.
18-Sep-2014 - Stonegate Pub Company has launched a student loyalty card that offers rewards for money spent on food and drink across its pubs.
17-Sep-2014 - The Cornwall project, currently holding residence at the Adam & Eve pub in east London, has won the Scotch Egg Challenge 2014 at an event run from the Ship pub in Wandsworth.
17-Sep-2014 - Government lobbying saved the pub industry £120m in the first six months of 2014, according to the ALMR.
17-Sep-2014 - The Luminar Group has won its appeal against an Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) ruling which said one of its clubs wrongly targeted a 12-year-old with promotional alcohol offers.
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