All news articles for October 2021

The Old Forge Pub: Britain's most remote mainland pub (credit Mark Harris)

Britain’s most remote pub saved by local community

By Rebecca Weller

The Old Forge in Inverie, listed as the Guinness World Records most remote pub in mainland Britain, has received £508,000 through the Scottish Land Fund (SLF) after months of fundraising.

Social hub: fine-dining pubs are friendlier and more relaxed than their restaurant counterparts, says Gareth Ostick (Getty/ The Good Brigade)

A pub should have banter, says Gareth Ostick

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

The casual atmosphere and homely feel is what sets fine-dining pubs apart from restaurants, according to the joint-owner of the White Swan at Fence, East Lancashire.

Market movement: a round-up of the most recent property news

Property round-up

The latest pub openings and sites on the market

By Gary Lloyd

This week’s property round-up includes openings for The Inn Collection Group and Roxy Lanes while BrewDog agrees a franchise deal for six bars in Italy.

Bringing the beer festival back to the pubs

Tap Takeover returns to Brighton

By Rebecca Weller

Laine Brewing Company has announced the return of the UK’s biggest city-wide beer festival in Brighton from 22 to 24 October 2021.

Official figures: ONS data revealed the jobs market overall has seen record high numbers of vacancies (image: Getty/Tim White)

134,000 jobs still empty

By Nikkie Thatcher

Job vacancies in the food services and accommodation sector are still at more than 100,000, after rising by 25,000 from the previous quarter, official figures have revealed.