Legal

Clear working: the consultation aims to ensure pubcos are being transparent with their beer waste calculations

PCA launches beer duty and waste consultations

By Nikkie Sutton

The pubs code adjudicator (PCA) has launched a statutory consultation aimed to provide clarity on beer and cider duty and waste for tenants when negotiating their tied rents.

Positive for pubs: the Royal Society for Public Health has classed pubs and bars as a health benefit on high streets

Pubs ‘contribute to a healthy high street’

By Stuart Stone

A report by the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) ranking Britain’s unhealthiest high streets has described pubs as centres for social interaction, and therefore a health benefit.

Powerhouse: Darwin & Wallace is setting high standards for pub and bar design

How to create an award-winning pub design

By Stuart Stone

Mel Marriott of Darwin & Wallace – winner of the pub category at the Restaurant & Bar Design Awards three years on the spin – speaks to The Morning Advertiser about pub design.

Wages rise: a NLW increase means employers will have to pay staff (aged 25+) 38p more per hour (Ubermenschmatt/gettyimages.co.uk)

Autumn Budget 2018

NLW will rise to £8.21

By Nikkie Sutton

The national living wage (NLW) paid to workers aged 25 or over will increase to £8.21 per hour in April 2019, the Chancellor Philip Hammond announced in his Autumn Budget yesterday (29 October).

Online tax: UKHospitality and the BBPA welcomed the Chancellor’s Budget announcement of a digital tax

AUTUMN BUDGET 2018

Digital tax welcome news to industry

By Emily Hawkins

Industry chiefs have welcomed the Chancellor’s announcement of a new digital tax on UK revenues of large technology companies.