All news articles for March 16, 2017

Kitchen confidential: leave Brexit out of it!

By The Head Chef

If there is one thing I am sure of, it is that politics should never enter the kitchen. You don’t want chefs engaging in heated debate in the vicinity of six-inch knives. 

'Really happy': Cheshire Cat's husband and wife team Mary McLaughlin and Tim Bird

Publican Awards: Watch winners' reactions

By Georgina Townshend

Winners of this year's Publican Awards have spoken to The Morning Advertiser about how important these awards are to them and their company, featuring a video message from David Beckham.

Be vigilant: Further amendments of the act will affect premises and personal license holders

What does the Immigration Act mean for pubs?

By Poppleston Allen

The Immigration Act 2016 has had a significant impact on operators of licensed premises and is set to make further amendments affecting premises and personal licence holders.

Tim Martin: price cuts will demonstrate potential effect of VAT cut on hospitality sector

JD Wetherspoon to slash 7.5% off food and drink at 900+ pubs

By Daniel Woolfson

JD Wetherspoon (JDW) chairman Tim Martin will hack 7.5% off all food and drink prices for one day across his 900+ pub estate later this year to demonstrate the effect a VAT cut could have on the hospitality industry. 

Selling: BrewDog has been in talks about selling part of the business

BrewDog admits talks to sell almost a third of business

By James Wallin, MCA

Scottish brewer and pub operator BrewDog has admitted it is considering the timescale for a potential initial public offering (IPO) and has been in discussion with investors about selling almost a third of the company.

Stronger focus: FSA will work towards better food safety controls

Food safety controls to be ramped up by local authorities

By Nicholas Robinson

Food safeguards and allergen protection for consumers will be moved up a gear by local authorities, and will be core to delivering a better system of control to ensure a higher level of confidence in UK food.