All the latest news concerning the pub trade from our team of dedicated industry journalists
24-May-2013 - A ground-breaking case that is believed to cost Westminster City Council £2m could limit the scope of fees which licensing authorities will be able to charge under the Licensing Act 2003.
24-May-2013 - Adverts promoting alcohol brands could face legislation after Ofcom said it would ask advertising regulators to review the rules that limit their exposure to children.
24-May-2013 - A remote Oxfordshire village pub is celebrating after being crowned Tourism Pub of the Year by VisitEngland.
24-May-2013 - Campaigners hoping to save south-east London pub the Porcupine have received a boost after Bromley Council refused to rubberstamp its demolition.
24-May-2013 - Licensees are expecting a bumper start to the Bank Holiday today (Friday 24 May) with a new poll revealing that 'Beer O’clock' strikes at 5:42pm – the moment when lager loving Brits enjoy their first drink of the weekend.
24-May-2013 - An Enterprise Inns tied tenant is set to hold a ‘draught wake’ at the beginning of June to mark the end of the pub selling draught beer.
24-May-2013 - Food and drink wholesaler Booker aims to hit £6bn in sales and become the UK’s leading wholesaler following its merger with Makro.
24-May-2013 - The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) is urging pubs to sign up to a newly-launched Pubs & Charity campaign in conjunction with PubAid to be run throughout July.
24-May-2013 - Pubs should brace themselves for a busy bank holiday weekend, if figures from a customer survey are anything to go by.
24-May-2013 - Luminar employees are benefiting from better company communication after the nightclub operator launched its first ever intranet service.
24-May-2013 - The number of people who are on or have completed an apprenticeship programme with Spirit Pub Company is set to pass the 1,000 mark.
24-May-2013 - Licensees have just a week left to get their entries in for the BT Sport Great British Pub Awards 2013, organised by the Publican's Morning Advertiser.
23-May-2013 - Keith Knowles, chairman of the Perceptions Group, has urged more of the industry to come on board and support the scheme.
23-May-2013 - Community pubs minister Brandon Lewis MP is set to launch the Pub and Bar Careers scheme which aims to offer 15,000 work placements to young people today.
23-May-2013 - Pubs in Woolwich are facing continued disruption following yesterday’s attack in which a young soldier was brutally murdered outside the Royal Artillery Barracks.
23-May-2013 - Licensees have said they will be out of pocket if they show all football games available in the UK, after the rights to the games were split between Sky Sports and new channel BT Sport.
23-May-2013 - Don't miss your chance to win this fantastic cash prize by voting for your pub's best suppliers in the Publican's Choice Awards 2013.
23-May-2013 - The stakes were raised this week in the consultation over the statutory code as Enterprise Inns chief executive Ted Tuppen hinted at the prospect of a legal challenge to its outcome.
23-May-2013 - Pubs have the chance to win £1,000 to spend on a community initiative by entering a new competition from Britvic and the Publican's Morning Advertiser.
22-May-2013 - Cheltenham has become the latest council to agree on a late-night levy consultation after a motion was passed by cabinet members last night.
22-May-2013 - Former pubs minister Bob Neill has accused Enterprise Inns of deliberately “running down its estate” after it sold the Porcupine pub in Bromley to supermarket chain Lidl.
22-May-2013 - Pubs have been reminded of the law on gaming equipment after two individuals at a pub in Ashford, Surrey, were prosecuted for giving customers access to an illegal gaming machine.
21-May-2013 - Licensees in Lewes are campaigning for a major music festival in the town to change its strict no re-admittance policy after fears were raised that local businesses would suffer.
21-May-2013 - The newly-crowned BII (British Institute of Innkeeping) Licensees of the Year have pledged to help bring the organisation “back to the hospitality industry” after scooping the award at a gala lunch in London last week.
21-May-2013 - People 1st has announced that the number of people doing apprenticeships in hospitality and catering has more than doubled in the past four years and completion rates improved by almost 10%.
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