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BrewDog rolls out major incident training in all its UK bars

Craft beer brewery and bar chain owner BrewDog has announced it will be indroducing a major incident-training programme across all its UK bars. 

Training regime: the scheme will be rolled out across all of BrewDog's UK bars

How to avoid rat and other pest infestations in your pub

25-Jul-2017 - Preventing rubbish build-ups and filling up gaps in walls and floors are just two of the ways pub landlords can prevent rat and other pest infestations, according to a leading...

Video: Pub Skill's speakers discuss challenges for pub employers

25-Jul-2017 - What are the biggest challenges for pub employers, and how can they be overcome? These were among questions addressed by industry experts as part of The Morning Advertiser's Pub Skills event on...

Charter to ensure women's safety at night across London

24-Jul-2017 - A new London-wide charter aimed at reducing the risk of crime against women on a night out will be unveiled next year, the capital’s night czar has revealed. 

Bar staff insider: 'flaky' colleagues

21-Jul-2017 - While customers can prove tricky in themselves, colleagues can also be a thorn in one’s side. Here’s some advice for those ones who are, let’s say, flakey. ...

Pub Skills: How pubs can add to their bottom line with employee engagement

20-Jul-2017 - Employee engagement can help pubs be more profitable, according to industry insiders, as “happy staff equal happy customers”.

Pub training company scoops award for economic contribution

19-Jul-2017 - A hospitality training company has won an award for its strong economic contribution to Liverpool.

BBPA issues updated drugs advice for pubs

19-Jul-2017 - Fresh advice on how pubs should tackle drug use and drug users has been issued by the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA).

Things to know about the new £10 note

18-Jul-2017 - The Morning Advertiser investigates what pubs can expect when the new tenner is handed over the bar ahead of its unveiling.

Double apprenticeship first for Mitchells & Butlers

18-Jul-2017 - Nineteen-year-old Christie Laws has the accolade of achieving a double first - and it’s not from a university.

Big Interview: Be At One's Steve Locke and Andrew Stones

18-Jul-2017 - Be At One’s Steve Locke and Andrew Stones reveal how speedy yet great cocktails have been the basis for a business that is still keeping the party going.

Trade urged to ‘Open up, not bottle up' as part of new LTC campaign

10-Jul-2017 - Pub operators are to receive information kits showcasing the help that is available for pub workers experiencing personal or family problems. 

Pub hosts industry career day for school children

06-Jul-2017 - An award-winning pub in Northumberland has hosted a pub career day for local schoolchildren to learn more about job prospects within the industry. 

Do pub staff have to wear underwear?

28-Jun-2017 - Pubs are entitled to have dress codes in place and can expect their staff to look smart and professional at all times. But, how far can the stipulations go?

Pub Skills: retain your best staff

23-Jun-2017 - Recruitment is a perennial problem for pub employers. But what if your staff wanted to stay, the good ones at least. Improving your employee retention with career growth, training and...

Recruit from within UK, industry leaders tell MCA conference

21-Jun-2017 - With Brexit talks underway and the potential for tighter immigration limits on the horizon, a panel of industry leaders emphasised the importance of recruiting more people from the UK.

BBPA calls for robust transitional arrangements as Brexit talks begin

21-Jun-2017 - As Brexit talks began this week, The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has set out its stance on what are expected to be two years of complicated and difficult...

Police appeal after petrol bomb thrown at bar

20-Jun-2017 - Owners of a South Shields bar have been left “shaken” after a petrol bomb was thrown through the window of their venue on Sunday night.

OBE honour ‘recognises work of many people’ says Beds & Bars founder

19-Jun-2017 - The Queen unveiled her birthday honours list at the weekend with the news that she has awarded Beds & Bars CEO and founder Keith Knowles an OBE for services to...

A breath of fresh air: how the smoking ban has changed the pub trade

19-Jun-2017 - The smoking ban became a fact in England on 1 July 2007 with an unprecedented impact for pubs. But how has the trade changed in the past 10 years since...

Bar staff insider: a time and a place to chat

19-Jun-2017 - We all love a chat. As a member of bar staff, or as a customer but, and this is a big but, there's a time and a place.

Special report

'We will not be defeated by terrorism' – Borough Market set to reopen

10-Jun-2017 - London Bridge, for the moment, has become an eerie, quiet place. Yes, people still walk around laughing and taking pictures, but there is a strong melancholic undertone as everyday business...

Security services publish terror attack guidance for pubs

09-Jun-2017 - The National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO) published new guidance specifically for pubs and bars on Thursday (8 June) following the recent terror attacks in the UK.

New faces at NWTC and Loungers

09-Jun-2017 - New World Trading Company (NWTC) and Loungers reshuffle senior staff to boost growth.

How to respond during a flash flood

08-Jun-2017 - As we head into summer, the risk of flash flooding in the UK is at its highest.

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