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Cloudwater Brewery and bar operator to run pub 'built by hand'

Cloudwater Brewery and the owner of two iconic craft beer bars have joined forces to assist with the management of the Pilcrow Pub.

Plans for the temporary structure of the Pilcrow pub
My Pub

My Pub: The Italian Job, Chiswick, London

12-Aug-2016 - After opening the UK’s first Italian craft beer pub in Chiswick last year, co-founders Giovanni Campari and Giuseppe Verdoni explain how they’re planning to bring a taste of Italy to...

My pub

My Pub: The Old Forge, Inverie

27-Jul-2016 - The Old Forge at Inverie, in the Western Highlands, is a two-day walk from the nearest road and officially the most remote pub on the British mainland. Belgian licensee Jean-Pierre...

My Pub

My Pub: The Salutation Inn, Ham, Gloucestershire

14-Jul-2016 - Pete Tiley, who runs CAMRA National Pub of the Year 2014 award winner the Salutation Inn, talks about importance of wet-led pubs and how he went from London-based data analyst...

Digital Feature

Small is beautiful – the quiet rise of the micropub

12-Jul-2016 - Several years ago micropubs were seen as a growing trend, but is this still the case? The Morning Advertiser reports.

Award winning pubs

My Pub: The Shibden Mill Inn, Halifax - Great British Pub Award winners 2015

10-May-2016 - Hard work and a great team has been crucial in winning the Great British Pub of the Year award. Ed Bedington finds out how the Shibden Mill Inn achieved its...

Research

Take our Pub Market Report survey and win tickets to Great British Pub Awards

09-May-2016 - The Publican’s Morning Advertiser (PMA) has teamed up with sister title MCA to quiz readers on the challenges and opportunities facing the pub sector for its annual Pub Market Report....

Summer of Sport

My Pub: Creating an award-winning sports offer

04-May-2016 - Philip Cutter, licensee of freehouse the Gardeners Arms, better known to its regulars as the Murderers, tells the Publican’s Morning Advertiser about the pub’s award-winning sports offer.

Legislation

Exclusive: Pubs Code Adjudicator reaches out to campaigners

03-May-2016 - Meetings planned by the new Pubs Code Adjudicator (PCA) Paul Newby to include those who have campaigned against his employment - but they have denied his request.

City news

Number of micropubs doubles in the last year

15-Feb-2016 - The number of micropubs in the UK has doubled in the last year and is expected to reach 800 by 2018, according the Micropub Association.

City news

"Unknown future" for traditional pubs

13-Oct-2015 - David Grant, the managing director of Moorhouse’s Brewery, has told M&C the group is determined to grow its pub estate but admitted he does not know what the future holds...

Pubs for sale

Pub with star-studded past is put up for sale

13-Oct-2015 - A famous Liverpool pub that has played host to a galaxy of music, TV and film stars is up for sale.

Publicans

Photographic exhibition celebrates East London pubs

21-Sep-2015 - A new exhibition aims to showcase some of the oldest pubs in the world - and the teams behind the bar.

Puppy saved after arsonists fail to burgle Manchester pub

16-Sep-2015 - Not every arson attack has a silver lining, but at least thieves who broke into a Manchester pub were stumped by the till’s locks, and nobody was caught in the...

Finance

Poll shows 70% of operators fear living wage rollout

17-Aug-2015 - The planned introduction of a new national living wage (NLW) for the over-25s continues to generate a mixed response across the sector, with more than 70% of operators in the...

Businessman "drives digger into own pub"

03-Aug-2015 - A businessman has been accused of driving a digger into his own pub after being refused a pint.

"If you don't offer long-term leases, you won't get who you want to attract" - Interviewing Star Pubs' Chris Jowsey

23-Jul-2015 - Failing to become a ‘dot-com millionaire’ launched Chris Jowsey on the path to a fruitful career in the beer trade. Ed Bedington finds out more about the Star Pubs &...

Publicans

The Friday Thought: Is taking on that second pub worth it?

23-Jul-2015 - Are you ever ready to take on that second site? One publican relays his experience.

Comment

London development is killing pubs

14-Jul-2015 - I remember being incredibly sad about leaving London. It was seven years ago and, still, it kind of feels like a little bit of my identity is elsewhere.

New sites

Dry bar concept Redemption secures first site

14-Jul-2015 - Redemption Bar, the dry bar concept, has secured its first permanent site, PMA sister title, M&C understands.

Publicans

'It's about old school hospitality and value for money'...a Shropshire freeholder's advice

13-Jul-2015 - A freeholder who pulled his first pint 50 years ago advises licensees who are in it for the long haul to be adaptable to changing consumer habits and economic climates.

Pub minimum wage offenders named and shamed

24-Mar-2015 - Scottish leisure operator G1 Group and a number of pubs have been named and shamed by the Government in a list of employers who failed to pay their workers minimum...

Pub visits fall but customer spend per visit on the rise

26-Nov-2012 - The rising cost of visiting pubs and restaurants means people are spending more per visit, but going out less, according to new research.

New maternity reforms could be a "disaster" for pubs

21-Nov-2012 - New maternity leave reforms announced by the Government last week “could be a recipe for disaster” for licensees.

Pubs saved from an average 11% rise in business rates, show VOA stats

13-Nov-2012 - Pubs have been saved from an average 11% rise in business rates payments, following the Government’s announcement to push back revaluations by two years.