Government rule: workers benefit but pubs have to pay the wages

Licensees may make sacrifices over wage increases

By Alice Leader

While workers will receive a greater reward for their hard work through upcoming national living wage (NLW) and national minimum wage (NMW) increases, could this put pressure on operators in a time of great economic uncertainty?

Rising up: the increase in wages is part of the Government’s five-year plan

NLW to increase to £8.72

By Nikkie Thatcher

The national living wage (NLW) is set to rise this spring by 6.2% for those aged 25 and over from £8.21 to £8.72.

Day after polling: the drinks industry calls on Conservatives to honour their election pledges

Trade reacts to Conservative election win

By Nikkie Thatcher

Pub industry bodies have reacted to the Conservative Party winning the general election today (13 December), and called on the Government to consider the trade moving forward.

On the rise: Asking for off-sales to be permitted is being questioned more

Concern over off-sales applications

By Poppleston Allen

Twice recently, I have been asked, in all seriousness in making a licensing application for both on and off-sales: “Why do you want off-sales?”

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