Interest piqued: When dealing with licensing issues, new ideas are employed to engage with the next generation

Stay ahead of a changing market

By Poppleston Allen

Anyone who has attended licensing trade talks and seminars of late will know that phrases like “embracing change” and “Millennials want experiences” are increasingly common.

Barriers to progress: a survey shows small and medium businesses have been slow to cut down on single-use plastics

Small businesses struggling to cut out plastics

By Emily Hawkins

Small businesses have struggled to cut down on single-use plastics – with just under one third of small hospitality companies having opted for more sustainable alternatives.

Exiting post: Brigid Simmonds is stepping down from the BBPA

Brigid Simmonds to step down as BBPA boss

By Nicholas Robinson

The British Beer & Pub Association’s (BBPA) chief executive Brigid Simmonds OBE is to step down this October after a decade in the post.

Leadership race: What issues do pubs want to see the next Prime Minister address?

What do pubs want from the next Prime Minister?

By Stuart Stone

With the race to become the next Prime Minister whittled down to two candidates, we asked pub operators what they hope for from the next man through the door at No.10.