A growing Collection: winner of the Best Pub Employer (up to 500 employees) category at the 2019 Publican Awards, The Inn Collection Group's Sean Donkin discussed his company's growing estate

Adding to the Collection

By Stuart Stone

The Morning Advertiser picked the brains of Sean Donkin, managing director of The Inn Collection Group, to find out what operators need to consider before attempting to grow their pub stable

Reel to reel: Tips on keeping gaming machines in pubs

'What happens if an under-18 uses my gambling machine?'

By Poppleston Allen

Many pub and club operators holding premises licences under the Licensing Act 2003 operate gaming machines within their premises, often under a notification for two machines or a Licensed Premises Gaming Machine Permit (LPGMP).

Illegal workers: There are warnings in the guidance on other associated criminal activities

Right to work in the UK rules

By Poppleston Allen

It is stating the obvious that everybody you employ must have a right to work in the UK.

Spring Statement: the sector will have to see how Philip Hammond's Budget affects pubs

Spring Budget unlikely to help pubs much

By Nicholas Robinson

Little of the Chancellor Philip Hammond’s Spring Budget will give respite to the pub trade, with leaders continuing to call for tax equality.

Not worth a punt: publicans run the risk of losing their licence if they are caught facilitating illegal gambling on their premises

Publicans hit hurdle with bets at the bar

By Robert Mann

In the build-up to the highly anticipated Cheltenham Festival next week (12 March), publicans are being warned it’s ‘odds-on’ that those operating as bookmakers without a licence will be caught.