All news articles for May 2019

Packing heat: young chefs apply within

GBPA 2019

Is your young chef the best?

By Nicholas Robinson

There is still a week to go before entries to the Great British Pub Awards’ Young Chef of the Year category closes.

Pole position: Polish vodka brand Żubrówka is set to launch its Biała variant in the UK

Leading Polish vodka variant to launch in the UK

By Robert Mann

Żubrówka, which is claimed to be the best-selling premium vodka brands in Poland and one of the fastest-growing vodka labels in Europe, has revealed plans to launch its Biała expression in the UK.

Final straw: a ban on single-use plastics will still allow pubs and bars to provide plastic straws to disabled customers

Pubs ‘exempt’ from ban on plastic straws

By Stuart Stone

Environment secretary Michael Gove has confirmed that a ban on single-use plastic coming into force in April 2020 will still allow pubs and bars to provide plastic straws to disabled customers on request.

The right stuff: GBPA winners celebrate in 2018

GBPA entries 2019

Deadline extended for GBPA entries

By The Morning Advertiser

Entering the Great British Pub Awards is the first step to winning – and there’s plenty to enjoy if your premises can make it to the prestigious awards day in September.

Ground rules: If someone refuses to be searched on entry, do not let them in

Licensing Hub – Legal with Poppleston Allen

Top tips: Make your venue safer with searches

By Poppleston Allen

With the seemingly ever-increasing risk of knife crime, here are some useful reminders about searching customers.

One year on: Penalties from GDPR breaches are larger but only applied in significant cases

GDPR has been seen as evolution

By Poppleston Allen

One year on from the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and no doubt you remember the seemingly endless number of emails filling up inboxes last year.

Taste sensation: Mr Fogg’s has an Indian fusion menu to go with its gin brunch offer this summer

Bottomless gin brunch, anyone?

By Robert Mann

Inception Group, the London-based restaurant and bar operator, has launched a new bottomless brunch – filled with gin and cocktails.


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