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Positive outlook: Christie & Co's Business Outlook report 2018 has an upbeat tone for the year ahead

Property specialist upbeat about pub trade for 2018

By Stuart Stone

Adviser for buying and selling businesses in the hotel, pub, restaurant sectors Christie & Co launched its annual Business Outlook report with a positive attitude towards the year ahead and embracing change.

Trusted identification: police and trade bodies urge licensees to accept redesigned ID cards

Proof-of-age card could stop passport losses

By Stuart Stone

Following a campaign by the Home Office urging young people not to use their passports as proof of age, the Proof of Age Standards Scheme (PASS) launched a new age card design on 17 January to reflect endorsement from the National Police Chiefs’ Council...

The last straw: the ALMR has encouraged pubs and bars to give up single-use plastic

Pub sector 'ready to lead the way' on reducing plastic waste

By Georgina Townshend

The pub sector is focused on reducing harmful plastic waste, the Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) said, as it encouraged businesses in the trade that have not yet phased out and single-use banned plastic straws to do so.

Fresh calls: a letter has been sent to Rachel Reeves MP over the CIArbs ruling on Paul Newby

Arbitrator's ruling prompts renewed calls to 'sack' Newby

By Georgina Townshend

The British Pub Confederation has written to Rachel Reeves MP, Chair of the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Select Committee, asking her to "intervene and write to the Secretary of State", after the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators...