All news articles for January 02, 2018

U-turn made: Mole Valley District Council has apologised for confusion over the demolition of the Royal Oak

Council's U-turn as demolition of pub did need planning permission

By Georgina Townshend

Mole Valley District Council (MVDC) has apologised and said "lessons have been learnt" after it became "confused" as to whether planning permission was required for the demolition of a pub in Leatherhead - which campaigners described...

In demand: more than 26m bottles of sparkling wine and Champagne were sold in the on-trade in 2017

Brexit threat to sparkling wine sales boom

By James Beeson

The UK’s sparkling wine sector has seen sales almost double in the last five years, according to the latest statistics from the Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA).

What will 2018 hold for your pub?

Spotlight: What will 2018 hold for your pub?

By Morning Advertiser Editorial

It’s a new year, so what do leading pub operators think are the opportunities and challenges in the next 12 months? The Morning Advertiser finds out

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Chop and change: how to make pub classics healthy

By Nikkie Sutton

Health and traditional are two big trends in food that aren’t showing any signs of going away. Operators need to find a way to pair the two factors together perfectly to keep diners returning.

On the up: rum sales rising fast

Rum sales hot on the heels of gin

By Nicholas Robinson

Sales of rum are expected to exceed the £1bn mark for 2017, just behind sales of gin, which totalled £1.2bn in the 12 months to September last year.