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.

Plea for change: there are many changes the Government could make to help the hospitality industry says UKHospitality

Calls for industry support ahead of Spending Review

By Nikkie Thatcher

Trade body UKHospitality (UKH) has called for support from the Government ahead of Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid’s Spending Review next month (Wednesday 4 September).

Role to fill: the hunt for Paul Newby’s successor will begin soon

PCA Paul Newby to step down

By Nikkie Thatcher

The pubs code adjudicator (PCA) Paul Newby will not be seeking reappointment and will leave office at the end of his current term in May 2020, it has been announced.

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