All news articles for September 2017

Fruity future: fruit cider has the legs to go for miles

In association with Old Mout

Is there a future for fruit cider?

By Nicholas Robinson

It’s been the biggest development in cider since apples were first used to make alcohol. Now packaged fruit ciders play a pivotal role in many pubs. But what does the future have in store?

Four shows in one: experts to gather at Olympia

What's on at the Bar and Pub Show?

By Georgina Townshend

Thousands of guests are getting ready to visit The Bar & Pub Show, The Restaurant Show, Conscious Hospitality Show and Catering Equipment Expo next week.

Key factors: It is crucial to get it right first time when deciding on tenancy or lease

Which is best, a tenancy or a lease?

By Michelle Perrett

Your knowledge of the pub business and how much money you have to spend are key factors in deciding whether you come into the trade on a tenancy, lease or a freehold. It is crucial to get it right first time

Closures: CAMRA warns that thousands of pubs are set to shut down

Thousands more pubs will close, says CAMRA

By Michelle Perrett

The massive hike in business rates, resulting in raised prices of pints, will make many customers unable to afford to go to their local, according to The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA).

Investment: money for tenants has increased

What do Greene King’s joint ventures mean for tenanted pubs?

By Nicholas Robinson

Greene King will work with more pub industry stars on joint ventures after announcing the launch of a third site with celebrity chef Tom Kerridge this week, but managing director Clive Chesser vowed tenanted sites would not be forgotten.

Wi-Fi debate: is it possible for customers to abuse free service?

How publicans really feel about customers abusing Wi-Fi

By Georgina Townshend

As publicans continue to adapt to consumer demand, should pubs allow customers to stay for hours using the free Wi-Fi despite only buying one drink? Or, would they be right to ask them to leave?

Refurbishment: the Merchant in Canary Wharf

Fuller's opens new craft beer pub

By Georgina Townshend

Fuller's has opened a new London pub after a four-week refurbishment, offering a wide range of craft beer, including some "exclusive, and often hard to find, brews".