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Bottle banks: reducing waste can help your bottom line

Why reducing pub waste makes sense

As consumer awareness and concerns about waste increases, smart hospitality businesses are already looking at how they can do more to reduce their environmental footprint.

Drinks swap: Champagne will be replaced by English sparkling wines across JD Wetherspoon's estate

JDW to ditch Champagne in the run-up to Brexit

Pub giant JD Wetherspoon (JDW) will offer more drinks from the UK and non-EU producers and brewers across its 880-strong estate from Monday 9 July in the run-up to the country’s departure from the EU.

Crisis plan: Operators are advised to hope for the best, prepare for the worst.

Realities of a crisis management plan

Even the very best operators can have a serious incident of some description occur at their premises. This could be licensing related eg, a mass brawl or stabbing, or it could relate to another area of regulatory control such as health and safety or food...

Decline: diners ate at the pub less during sunny May

Sunny May leaves pubs short on diners

Food pubs did not feel the benefit of the unseasonably warm May, with budget-sensitive diners opting for home barbecues or picnics in the park, new data shows.

Healthy dessert: 'better-for-you' ice cream is a trend that it set to shine this summer according to Mintel

Hot food and drink trends for summer 2018

This summer, operators need to keep their fingers on the pulse with the latest trends including meat-free barbecue, healthy ice cream, snacks and beer pairing, and bold flavoured sparkling water.

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