All news articles for March 2019

Provocative campaign: licensed venues can help to raise awareness of domestic abuse

How can bars raise awareness of domestic abuse?

By Emily Hawkins

Licensed venues should get involved in raising awareness of domestic abuse, according to the organisers of a initiative that saw bar staff wear black eye make-up.

Big hit: can mixed martial arts make 2019 the year it makes a breakthrough with viewers in pubs

MMA’s bid to be smash hit

By Stuart Stone

BT Sport and Sky Sports’ respective deals with the Ultimate Fighting Championship and Bellator mean that pubs will have unprecedented access to live mixed martial arts events (MMA) in 2019. But will one of the world’s fastest growing sports enjoy breakout...

Looking ahead: some 68% of all business leaders were optimistic about the prospects for 2019

Pub bosses cautiously optimistic about future

By Nikkie Sutton

Confidence levels in hospitality are varied in early 2019, with business leaders in the pub sector showing cautious optimism about what the next 12 months will bring, research has found.