Health & safety

One in 10 pubs poses 'a health risk'

One in 10 pubs poses 'a health risk'

Thousands of pubs offering food could be posing a "significant risk" to public health because of poor hygiene standards. That is according to a new...

Health Bill passes through Lords

Health Bill passes through Lords

By Iain O'Neil

The Government's Health Bill - which contains the proposed legislation on the smoking ban - passed through the House of Lords yesterday on its way to becoming law. NEW COMMENT

(Scotland flag and smoker

Health groups say Scots smoke ban a success

By John Harrington

Two new surveys by health campaigners say the Scottish smoking ban has attracted new punters to pubs but trade chiefs are not so sure. NEW COMMENT

Healthy heart

Healthy heart

Forget all the negative hype - pubs are at the heart of rural communities and Pub is the Hub is helping them stay there. James Wilmore...