All news articles for January 2019

Food labels: Deliveroo says pubs will be able to add calorie information to meals on its platform (image: Deliveroo)

Deliveroo introduces calorie labels

By Emily Hawkins

Deliveroo has partnered with national restaurant chains in a pilot scheme to display calorie labels on its website, with plans to roll the scheme out to cover pub brands soon.

Switch up: almost one quarter (24%) of those surveyed are drinking low-alcohol products or will do in the next six months

Booze-free boom is here to stay

By Nikkie Sutton

The trend of consumers drinking low and no-alcohol products won’t be going away, according to new research.

Call for reform: St Albans' MP Anne Main shared the concerns of pubs like the city's Six Bells

MPs call for reform of business rates system

By Emily Hawkins

St Albans’ MP Anne Main led the way in challenging the Government to reform the business rates system in a debate on the closure of Britain’s pubs in Parliament.

Business outlook: according to Christie & Co, a total of 47,000 pubs represents a 'sustainable equilibrium'

Closure of 1,000 pubs would create ‘sustainable equilibrium’

By Stuart Stone

According to specialist adviser Christie & Co’s Business Outlook 2019, the past 12 months could serve as a turning point for the British pub industry with more people than ever employed in the sector despite declining pub numbers.

Sale: Ei Group has stayed quiet on the details of its recent £348m property sale

Ei remains quiet on sale details

By Emily Hawkins

One of the UK's largest pub operators Ei Group has remained quiet on the details of its recent £348m property sale, but "will communicate with publicans" soon.