Legal

Security: who is policing the streets?

How much do pub staff police the streets?

By Robert Mann

Operators, especially those with multiple sites, are spending big to ensure customer safety, on door staff as well as CCTV focusing on the streets outside. With police funding under constant pressure, who is really policing our streets?

Stay out of hot water: solicitor firms Corclaim and Poppelston Allen outline how to avoid legal breaches

Avoid these five legal breaches

By Emily Hawkins

Regularly selling alcohol to underage customers and illegally employing workers practices are among the most problematic situations for site operators that can land them in prison, according to expert licensing solicitors.

I’ll drink to that:  Signs that a wet led offer may be back on the rise

Are wet-led pubs back on the rise?

By Poppleston Allen

As several recent headlines indicate that wet-led offers may be back on the rise, specialist licensing solicitors Poppleston Allen consider what operators looking to change from dining to wet-led should be aware of

Tenanted transformation: The leased and tenanted sector has had a rough ride over the past 10 years, however Mark Robson is 'really optimistic' about the future success of the sector

My shout

Doing a U-turn on the tenanted sector

By Mark Robson

The leased and tenanted side of the pub industry has fragmented much over recent years and groups are far more in tune with the needs of modern pub goers, according to Red Mist Leisure MD and BII chair Mark Robson.

Happy Birthday: UK Hospitality celebrates one year in

UK Hospitality bangs battle drum louder one year in

By Nicholas Robinson

Following its creation last year, UK Hospitality has pledged to fight harder than ever for the trade as chief executive Kate Nicholls outlines the industry’s strengths in an anniversary statement.