All news articles for September 22, 2015

Cask Ale Report: Sustained growth

Cask Ale Report: Sustained growth

By Oli Gross

Licensees have been encouraged to note the increasing trend towards cask ale among drinkers as details of the Cask Ale Report were revealed at a seminar in London today.

Classroom in the cloud: Pubcos embrace e-learning

Training app

Classroom in the cloud: Pubcos embrace e-learning

By Oli Gross

Pubcos are taking advantage of a range of opportunities offered by e-learning — ensuring staff are experts while identifying outstanding employees who are dedicated to a career. 

A-board picture gallery: Good, bad and builder's belly

Advertising boards

A-board picture gallery: Good, bad and builder's belly

By Oli Gross

A pub’s first impression is often influenced by advertising boards outside, and licensees are warned that “lousy boards will ensure no one tries you for the first time”. This gallery looks at good and bad tactics used by licensees.

The players are fundraising for children's charity Wooden Spoon

Rugby World Cup

Rugby legends get behind the bar

By Emily Sutherland

Rugby legends including Phil Vickery, Lee Mears, Andy Gomarsall and Tim Stimpson have got behind the bar at Young’s pubs to help celebrate the Rugby World Cup.

Mitchells and Butlers goes Urban

City news

Mitchells and Butlers goes Urban

By James Evison

Phil Urban has been appointed the chief executive of Mitchells and Butlers (M&B) from 27 September 2015 with Alistair Darby stepping down and retiring.