All news articles for March 2019

A wind up: pub operators have reacted angrily to news of a new music tariff from the PPL

Operators livid over £49m music fee hike

By Stuart Stone

The announcement that, as of 1 July, a Specially Featured Entertainment (SFE) licence will be, on average, 130% more expensive has been branded ‘stupid’ and ‘ridiculous’ by incensed publicans.

A growing Collection: winner of the Best Pub Employer (up to 500 employees) category at the 2019 Publican Awards, The Inn Collection Group's Sean Donkin discussed his company's growing estate

Adding to the Collection

By Stuart Stone

The Morning Advertiser picked the brains of Sean Donkin, managing director of The Inn Collection Group, to find out what operators need to consider before attempting to grow their pub stable

Reel to reel: Tips on keeping gaming machines in pubs

'What happens if an under-18 uses my gambling machine?'

By Poppleston Allen

Many pub and club operators holding premises licences under the Licensing Act 2003 operate gaming machines within their premises, often under a notification for two machines or a Licensed Premises Gaming Machine Permit (LPGMP).