All news articles for August 2019

Campaign win: brothers Patrick and Joseph Ryan are delighted the proposed building of flats was turned down

Victory for pub’s campaign against flats

By Emily Hawkins

A south London pub has won its fight against a proposal for flats to be built above the venue, a move that operators said would have destroyed their business.

Young at heart: find out why youth rules in Birmingham in our latest regional report

Regional report

What makes Birmingham a good place to run a pub?

By Michelle Perrett

A huge 40% of Birmingham’s population is claimed to be aged under 25 – and there’s plenty of places to eat and drink to satisfy those numbers

Squeaky clean: Clean kit will always provide a warm welcome to potential guests

Clean up your act

By Andrew Don

The internet of things (IoT) will soon be ubiquitous – warewashers included. Here we take a look at warewashers and associated features

Appy to help: encouraging customers to use apps on their phone can make your business run more efficiently

A byte of the action

By Phil Mellows

Customers are more than used to using modern technology and are now demanding premises like yours can deliver on such requests – so don’t get left behind.

Six of the best: finalists in the Best for Sport category at the 2019 Great British Pub Awards explain why sport is so important to their businesses

Sponsored by Sky Sports

How can showing sport boost your business?

By MA Editorial

We spoke to the six finalists in the ‘best for sport’ category at the 2019 Great British Pub Awards to find out how sport gives their business that winning feeling.

Drinkers’ choice: beer accounts for almost half of all drinks sold in the on-trade

Beer still number one drink in pubs

By Nikkie Thatcher

Beer is still the most popular alcohol drink in the on-trade despite a general decline in consumption, new research has found.

Celebration occasion: consumers spend the most when they are out on a date

Brits spend most in on-trade on date night

By Nikkie Thatcher

Consumers spend the most on food and drink when they are on a date and nearly one third of those who go out for food on a date, do so on a weekly basis, new research has revealed.