All news articles for February 2018

Taken off: JD Wetherspoon removed gammon, rump and and sirloin steaks from its menus (Russell Hume steaks not pictured)

JDW meat supplier ‘heartbroken’ to go into administration

By Nikkie Sutton

The meat supplier that supplied JD Wetherspoon is being investigated by the Food Standards Agency has gone into administration and has blamed the watchdog, claiming its action was “out of proportion to concerns identified”.

Pub careers: realising the dream can happen in a slightly different way

Pub Skills: HR Summit

Fight staff shortages with in-house career development

By Claire Churchard

The chief executive and co-founder of the fast-growing Brewhouse & Kitchen brew pub group has said the answer to skills shortages in the pub sector is to develop the careers of your own people.

Pretty crap: Pub toilets are only slightly better than train toilets, according to a new survey

Pub toilets get piss poor rating

By Georgina Townshend

Pubs, bars and nightclubs are seen as some of the "worst offenders for poor quality toilet facilities", with only train toilets seen as worse, according to a survey of 2,000 people.

'Inappropriate clues': CAMRA apologises for any offence caused by the publication of the crossword

CAMRA slammed for ‘racist’ crossword

By Nikkie Sutton

The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has apologised after it was criticised on social media for the language used in one of its branch's publications.