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Lager than life

Lager than life

The static lager market has been awakened by a number of relaunches, repositions and the rising popularity of a new imported beer category. Ben...

One for the ladies

One for the ladies

Women drinkers are becoming an increasing force in the pub industry. Ben McFarland investigates.The clichéd image of a man ordering himself a pint...

Licensing reform

Licensing reform

We take a look at what change licensing reform may bring for licensees.Licensees can be forgiven if they develop split personalities over the next...

Grape and the good

Grape and the good

Despite a strong resurgence of wine, publicans are still not doing enough to fulfil the sector's potential in the on-trade. Ben McFarland reports.Few...

Up the PECing order

Up the PECing order

Look through the literature for The Pub Estate Company, and one name is notable by its absence - its owner.The company was formed six years ago with...