All news articles for July 2019

North-west investments: Greene King Pub Partners has made three refurbishments in the region (image: DV8 Designs)

Greene King invests £350k into Blackpool pub

By Emily Hawkins

A Blackpool pub has been given a £350,000 refurbishment by Greene King Pub Partners – and the team behind its revival have a personal connection to the site.

Forces joined: the tie-up between Fourth and HotSchedules is believed to be the biggest of its kind

Fourth merges with US HotSchedules

By Nicholas Robinson

Hospitality tech firm Fourth, a company that provides outlets with workforce management and cost-control software, has merged with a US partner to become what is claimed to be the world’s largest provider of end-to-end hospitality management systems....

Opinions submitted: the British Beer & Pub Association has submitted its response on the pubs code review

BBPA: pubs code must be clearer

By Nikkie Thatcher

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has claimed some aspects of the pubs code need to be improved to provide clarity and certainty for all parties involved.

Fight the good fight: The on-trade has long suffered from government taxes that seem to avoid hitting supermarkets - but a campaign group bids to help

How pubs can fight back against taxation

By Nikkie Thatcher

Pubs are still facing strong headwinds of financial pressures from all angles but campaign group Long Live the Local are fighting the battle to put the on-trade back on a level playing field.