All news articles for February 2018

Pub pay: a fair wage for pub staff?

Pub salaries – who gets paid the most?

By Nicholas Robinson

Employment in pubs is at a five-year high, with staff on average paid more than the national living wage. However, the trade still struggles to fill vacancies and some workers can feel short-changed when it comes to salaries

Music and food: Tom Kerridge's Pub in the Park festival expands

Tom Kerridge’s Pub in the Park – who’s there?

By Nicholas Robinson

Celebrity chef Tom Kerridge’s Pub in the Park food and drink festival has expanded to four locations and features some of the UK’s finest gastropubs and restaurants, but who will be starring at each event?

Highly rated: NWTC has placed 7th in The Sunday Times Best 100 Companies To Work For

Pubcos named on The Sunday Times top 100 list

By Georgina Townshend

A number of pub companies, including the New World Trading Company, Oakman Inns, BrewDog and the Alchemist have made 2018's The Sunday Times Best 100 Companies To Work For.

Make a change: a petition has been set up demanding people are charged 5p per plastic straw

Pubs 'should charge 5p for straws'

By Georgina Townshend

A petition that has received almost 10,000 signatures wants the Government to introduce a 5p charge for plastic straws, similar to plastic carrier bags in shops, in the hope it would "force servers to only provide straws upon request and dramatically...

Trophy time: Arsene Wenger can secure the League Cup for the first time this Sunday with a win against Manchester City

Carabao and Calcutta cups up for grabs this weekend

By Stuart Stone

Both Carabao and Calcutta cups will be contested this weekend while Britain’s largest ever contingent of winter Olympians challenge for medals in the last two days of the Pyeongchang games.