Legislation

Boost for the business: Alcohol delivery offers a new revenue stream

Top tips: door-to-door alcohol deliveries

By Poppleston Allen

Over the past couple of years, we have received an increasing number of queries from operators considering an alcohol home delivery service.

Fraud avoidance: Arun Chauhan, founder of Tenet Compliance & Litigation, addresses delegates at the MA500 meeting in Bath

How the wrong pub culture can put you at high risk of fraud

By Arun Chauhan

Pub landlords and owners (from large groups to single sites) need to engage differently with their teams to ensure they’re highly engaged and motivated, leading to a positive working culture.
Arun Chauhan, founder of Tenet Compliance & Litigation...

Deterring appeals: pubs have been discouraged from making business rates appeals by the current system (image: Peter Trimming, Geograph)

Publicans put off by lengthy business rates appeals

By Emily Hawkins

The industry has spoken out against the business rates appeals process after Government figures have revealed the number of businesses appealing has dropped dramatically in two years.

It all counts: how will the new legislation affect operators and staff?

Will reforms on gratuities tip the balance?

By Alice Leader

Tips have long been viewed as a top-up to a minimum wage, but the debate of who should actually receive the customer's gift – the operator or staff – has raged for a long time. New rules may, however, be about to change that.

Looking ahead: the trade had called on the Government to re-evaluate business rates and beer duty

What does the cancelled Budget mean for pubs?

By Nikkie Thatcher

The pub trade still needs Governmental action, particularly around business rates, regardless of the fact the Budget has now been cancelled, a trade body has warned.

Tip tackle: new bill enforces employers to share gratuities equally

Tip sharing 'another tax' for the sector to foot

By Alice Leader

Mixed feelings have been expressed after the Queen announced that employers must hand over all tips to their staff as part of a new bill unveiled in the Queen’s speech.

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