All news articles for March 08, 2018

So much to do: The Publican Awards promises to be a fun evening

Sneak preview: great night on the cards for Publican Awards

By Ed Bedington

The Publican Awards are now just days away, and while top comedian Rob Brydon will be leading the celebrations, he won’t be the only entertainment on the night. Here's your guide to what to expect from the night.

Cost price: almost half (46%) of consumers say price impacts their decision to drink 'soft drinks' when out, according to CGA

Moving soft drinks upmarket

By Andrew Don

Publicans do not have to be soft to give non-alcoholic drinks a hard push but they should do it with panache.

Industry problems: diners who do not turn up for their bookings at pubs is a big issue in the trade

Pubs need to do more to tackle no-shows

By Nikkie Sutton

Operators should move towards technology to help them deal with the industry-wide issues of no-shows, according to a booking expert.