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Warning: research shows certain abuse rises over festive period

Pub staff warned of increased abuse over Christmas

Pub and hospitality workers have been warned to brace themselves for more customer confrontation over the festive period, after research found a significant number of consumers had witnessed abusive behaviour towards those in customer-facing roles last...

Business service: Chris Jowsey was appointed as Admiral Taverns chief executive in July this year

Admiral eyes growth to 1,500 sites

Admiral Taverns’ CEO Chris Jowsey says the pubco has plans to increase its estate from 1,000 sites to at least 1,500 over the coming two to three years.

Looking ahead: Young's boss Patrick Dardis remained positive for the future of the pub group

Young’s sees profit slip

Young’s saw its operating profit drop by 3.8% in the 26 weeks to 30 September 2019, its interim results revealed.

Colourless cocktails: gender-neutral range aims to provide more inclusive variety

Are gender-neutral cocktails a thing?

A new survey has revealed 21% of participants do not feel comfortable drinking certain cocktails as they feel they are better suited to the opposite gender.

Fraud avoidance: Arun Chauhan, founder of Tenet Compliance & Litigation, addresses delegates at the MA500 meeting in Bath

How the wrong pub culture can put you at high risk of fraud

Pub landlords and owners (from large groups to single sites) need to engage differently with their teams to ensure they’re highly engaged and motivated, leading to a positive working culture.
Arun Chauhan, founder of Tenet Compliance & Litigation...

Going bust: 530 pub companies went insolvent last year

Pub insolvency numbers soaring

The number of pubs and bars filing for insolvencies has reached its highest point in four years, according to new statistics.

Cutting queues: bartenders could be unaware they are losing customers

Long queue times ‘drives customers away’

New research shows queues could be losing bartenders more customers than they realise, with the average British consumer waiting up to a whopping 12 hours a year for their cocktails.

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