Health & safety

Liberation Group is the latest pubco to ban plastic straws

Liberation Group bans plastic straws

By Michelle Perrett

Liberation Group is the latest pub chain to stop offering plastic straws in its pubs to help fight environmental waste.

Up in smoke: the rules of vaping inside pubs

Up in smoke: the rules of vaping inside pubs

By Georgina Townshend

The smoking ban came into effect in 2007 but where does that leave the many people who now want to vape in your premises rather than smoke cigarettes?

'Kick in the teeth': Forest publishes report on smoking ban and its impact on pubs

Pro-smoking group calls for review 10 years after ban

By Georgina Townshend

A pro-smoking campaign group has called on the Government to review the impact the smoking ban had on pubs, and to “consider alternatives to the policy”, as the UK approaches its 10-year anniversary.