All news articles for March 2018

Don't take a gamble: What you need to know legally about gambling machines

Legal top tips: don't take a gamble with gambling machines

By Poppleston Allen

Alcohol-licensed premises can provide gaming machines to their customers if they benefit from an on-licence, they contain bar facilities for the sale and consumption of alcohol and there is no requirement that alcohol is only served with food.

Triple whammy: three different types of taxes are hitting the pub sector (image credit: Flickr Adam Bruderer)

18 pubs closing weekly due to tax burden

By Nikkie Sutton

Some 18 pubs a week are closing due to a triple whammy of high beer duty, rising business rates and VAT, according to new figures just released.

Regional focus on...the north-west

By Stuart Stone

Our regional focus on the north-west focuses on the best pubs in Greater Manchester, Mersey, Cheshire, Lancashire and Cumbria.