All news articles for January 2018

Top interior trends: Going back to comfort and tradition will be big in 2018 according to experts (Image: The Spotted Horse, Fusion by Design)

Pub design trends 2018: fix up, look sharp

By Georgina Townshend

If one of your new year’s resolutions was to refresh your pub’s design, you can get inspiration and advice on the top trends customers are looking for in 2018.

Vegan Society: 'Customers can sue chefs who don't comply'

Serving meat to a vegan: is it legal?

By Nikkie Sutton

Spiking a vegan or vegetarian’s meal with meat or other animal products could land pubs in hot water with the possibility of having their licence removed, experts have warned.

Future first: All you need to know about the tech that will help your business stay one step ahead

Future proofing your pub: tech and gadget trends to watch

By Stuart Stone

Smartphones, predictive analytics and tech to ensure staff pour the perfect pint can all help the bottom line but with so many new gadgets and tech advances, it can be difficult to know which are worth investing in. Here, we examine the gadgets to help...

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.