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Unique line cleaning partnership launched

Vianet has partnered with FullClear to provide what it says is a first-of-its-kind beer line cleaning service.

Fine lines: FullClear can contact operators with reminders on beer line cleaning

Paper £5 notes no longer legal tender

05-May-2017 - The paper £5 notes, featuring Elizabeth Fry on the back, will cease to be legal tender from midnight tonight (Friday 5 May). The Morning Advertiser looks at what you need to know.

7 day beer line cleaning rule ‘not strictly true’

12-Apr-2017 - Cleaning beer lines every seven days is not necessarily the tell of good hygiene, on-trade cellar sanitisation firm Avani has claimed after a report outed the ‘dirtiest’ beer in Britain.

Pub football tournament offers sport and site makeover prizes

12-Apr-2017 - BT has launched a pub football tournament that is open to anyone over the age of 18 who wants to represent their local pub or any licensees who want to...

Pub success: Going multiple

03-Apr-2017 - You’ve squeezed everything you can out of your site and are now ready to move on up and run a second site. What challenges await you on the journey to...

Pub success: Starting out

09-Mar-2017 - Owning a pub is the aspirational dream for a significant minority of people who regularly soak up the atmosphere in a pub. But just what do you need to know...

New Greene King kits to cut beer cooling energy by half

08-Mar-2017 - Greene King is rolling out new cellar kits with the aim of cutting the energy used by its beer cooling systems by 50%. 

Becoming a master of cellars

07-Feb-2017 - You might have a great reputation for live sport, you might have a super chef who can knock spots off your opposition and you might have one of the best...

BBPA urges pubs to capitalise on new water laws

25-Jan-2017 - The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has called for pubs to make the most of the new competitive market for water and not let the changes wash over licensees.

Beer

Bellfield brewery signs deal with Bidvest Foodservice

09-Dec-2016 - Bellfield brewery is set to supply its gluten-free beer all over the UK after signing a contract with food supplier Bidvest Foodservice on Wednesday 7 December. 

Technology

Technology: Why up-to-date EPoS systems can benefit your pub

29-Nov-2016 - It may seem a big ask for pub and bar operators to keep up with the pace of technological improvements and developments when it comes to EPoS systems, but the...

Water

Five things to know about the new water regulations

23-Nov-2016 - In April 2017 , water supply is set to become a competitive retail market, like the gas and electricity markets. We spoke to independent water consultancy Waterscan to find out what...

Property

How I plan to restore my local to its former glories

23-Nov-2016 - In despair at seeing the downward spiral of the pub in the village where he grew up - the White Lion, in Rempton, Nottinghamshire - Russell Pytches and three other...

Christmas

Subtle? Glamorous? How to do Christmas lighting in pubs

04-Nov-2016 - Christmas decorations are a must in pubs, but the finished look can vary enormously. While that is the case with the two licensees interviewed here, what they do have in...

Greene King

Greene King to offer discounted services for licensees

27-Oct-2016 - Pub company Greene King has launched a 'toolkit' to help licensees save money on various services relating to the day-to-day running of the pub.

Bar talker

Licensees discuss the importance of music in pubs

27-Oct-2016 - Following research that nearly 80% of people have left a pub or a café early because of the level of noise in the venue, licensees discuss the benefits and perils of...

Interior design

The tips of award-winning pub designers

25-Oct-2016 - These three recently-opened venues have been crowned the best in the country at the Restaurant & Bar Design Awards. We asked the designers for the secrets about their successful pub...

Pensions

A step-by-step guide to setting up a workplace pension

21-Oct-2016 - All employers – regardless of size – will soon need to set up a pension scheme for staff. Here’s a step-by-step guide to the process of auto-enrolment and putting a...

Business rates

Q&A on the 2017 business rates revaluation

13-Oct-2016 - With the dust settling on the announcement of provisional business rates for 2017 onwards, we take a look at the essential questions ahead of the new rates being introduced in April...

Bar & Pub Show 2016

Bar & Pub Show 2016 in pictures

10-Oct-2016 - After the first Bar & Pub Show was showcased last week (Monday 3 October- Wednesday 5 October), The Morning Advertiser looks over some highlights of the event.

Design

Making your beer garden a winter wonderland

07-Oct-2016 - Since the smoking ban almost a decade ago, beer gardens often seem like an afterthought. The result is they are well populated in summer but, can be a depressing loss...

Bar and Pub Show 2016

Up-to-date online bookings systems 'can boost pub profits'

05-Oct-2016 - DesignMyNight co-founder, Nick Telson, urged pubs to brush up their online booking systems to gain more revenue and customer loyalty. 

MA Property

How to avoid a dilapidations disaster

22-Sep-2016 - A dilapidations bill can be a crippling expense at the end of a tenancy. Can that expense be avoided by something as simple as keeping the pub in a good...

Hygiene and Compliance

Clean up your act: why operators must prioritise food safety and compliance

20-Sep-2016 - With offenders now facing heavier fines and prison terms, The Morning Advertiser looks at some of the key compliance issues and solutions 

OPINION

TripAdvisor: who gives a hoot?

14-Sep-2016 - TripAdvisor: love it or hate it, if you work in hospitality, you’ve got an opinion. And the chances are it's a strong one.