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In ‘great shape’: City Pub Group announced that turnover increased to £45.6m in 2018

City Pub Group increases annual turnover by 22%

By Stuart Stone

The City Pub Group has revealed total turnover of £45.6m for the 52 week period to 30 December 2018 – a year-on-year increase of approximately 22% – in its latest trading statement.

Yule-time glow: the hospitality sector saw a rise in sales throughout the festive period

Pubs have best of seasonal sales

By Nikkie Sutton

Managed pubs were the ‘star performer’ as they saw a 5.1% boost in like-for-like sales during the festive period, research has revealed.

Motion rejected: Theresa May's Brexit deal was spurned by more 200 MPs

No-deal Brexit spells 'disaster' for pubs

By Nikkie Sutton

Following the House of Commons’ rejection of the Prime Minister’s Brexit deal, trade body UKHospitality (UKH) said the prospect of a ‘no deal’ would be a disaster for the sector.

Early day motion: Belhaven brewery's 300th year has been recognised in the House of Commons

Belhaven brewery celebrates 300th birthday

By Emily Hawkins

The oldest working brewery in Scotland is set to celebrate its 300th birthday this year, with a special pale ale, visitor centre, and weekend music festival to mark the occasion.

How are you? Your wellbeing matters: The LTC has offered advice on a healthy lifestyle and publicans have been advised to digitally disconnect by Speakap

How can publicans look after their wellbeing?

By Emily Hawkins

Industry experts have advised operators who are still feeling the impact of a busy festive trading period or are worried about the upcoming month on how they can best look after their wellbeing.

Not just a fad: Sustainable Restaurant Association's Andrew Stephen says pubs should incorporate long-term sustainable habits into their business

Sustainability, a fad?

By Nicholas Robinson

It is the ‘in word’ right now, but sustainability shouldn’t be treated as a passing fad. More consumers are seeking venues that will give them the feel-good factor, while businesses have to be more aware of their environmental impact in a bid to better...