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Business service: Chris Jowsey was appointed as Admiral Taverns chief executive in July this year

Admiral eyes growth to 1,500 sites

By Nikkie Thatcher

Admiral Taverns’ CEO Chris Jowsey says the pubco has plans to increase its estate from 1,000 sites to at least 1,500 over the coming two to three years.

Colourless cocktails: gender-neutral range aims to provide more inclusive variety

Are gender-neutral cocktails a thing?

By Alice Leader

A new survey has revealed 21% of participants do not feel comfortable drinking certain cocktails as they feel they are better suited to the opposite gender.

Future predictions: JDW boss Tim Martin said he anticipates a trading outcome in line with the company's previous expectations

JDW plans to open 10 to 15 more pubs

By Nikkie Thatcher

JD Wetherspoon (JDW) intends to open between 10 and 15 new sites by the end of July 2020, it has revealed in its latest trading update.

Wine spill: operators could take advantage of decline in wine sales

Wine sales plummet £146m in the on-trade

By Alice Leader

Wine sales have slipped by £146m within the on-trade in the past year, with 17% of consumers saying they are drinking less wine than they were a year ago.

Against the clock: Speak to authorities if you have less time than expected and check your licence because you may be able show early sport

Applying for TENS against the clock

By Poppleston Allen

Where operators have such permissions but are short on time, my advice has been to speak to the police and licensing officers – the majority take a relaxed view, according to specialist licensing solicitors Poppleston Allen.

Boost for the business: Alcohol delivery offers a new revenue stream

Top tips: door-to-door alcohol deliveries

By Poppleston Allen

Over the past couple of years, we have received an increasing number of queries from operators considering an alcohol home delivery service.

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