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£10k up for grabs for GBPA category

Entrants to the Community Hero category in this year’s Great British Pub Awards are again in with a chance of winning £10,000 to donate to a good cause, courtesy of Coca-Cola Europacific Partners.

No consumer slowdown for pubs yet

The latest ONS figures which show a boost in off-trade sales does not signal a slowing down in the on-trade, industry watchers report.

J&S takes on 5th Star site

North Yorkshire multiple operator, J&S Pub Company, has taken on its fifth Star Pubs & Bars pub, Mist in Scarborough, north Yorkshire, bringing its pub estate to seven.

Beer Day Britain returns for 2022

Beer Day Britain is returning after a two-year hiatus caused by the Covid pandemic, with Brits encouraged to partake in the event at the pub.

UKH and BBPA call for online sales tax

UKHospitality (UKH) and the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) have shown support for the Government’s proposed online sales tax but warned the sector must be given due consideration to level the playing field and avoid double-taxation.

Sector set to celebrate Pub Pride

The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) is calling on people to celebrate Pub Pride on 27 May as part of its Summer of Pub campaign to encourage pub-going over the summer months.

BBPA calls for flexibility within PRN scheme

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has called for greater flexibility and transparency within the Packaging Waste Recycling Note (PRN) scheme to reduce volatility in the market and welcomed many of the proposed measures to help achieve this....

Can pubs be better employers?

With staffing challenges continuing to cause headaches for pub operators, the Lock In team tackle some of the issues that are causing the sector problems and have a bit of discussion about baldness discrimination...

FEATURE: Why low and no alcohol is not a compromise

The summer is coming with outside drinking and eating set to drive customers into the pub. And while many will reach for their usual tipple in the summer months some people for whatever reason will be looking at not drinking or reducing their alcohol...

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