Legislation

Stricter regime: Home Secretary Priti Patel announced the new points-based system last week (19 February)

Petition for Home Secretary to redefine ‘unskilled’

By Nikkie Thatcher

A London restaurant has started a petition calling on Home Secretary Priti Patel to revoke her categorisation of the term ‘unskilled’ when it comes to workers from outside the UK, and oppose the changes to visa requirements for EU workers.

Know the score: the new £20 note is being released on 20 February

9 things to know about the new £20 note

By Nikkie Thatcher

The new polymer £20 note is due is being released into circulation today (20 February) and it has various security features that can help operators confirm the money is genuine.

The Morning Advertiser podcast episode four Simon Emeny Fuller's

The MA Podcast – Ep 4

Fuller's boss Simon Emeny on the future of the pubco

By MA Podcast

In the fourth episode of The MA Podcast, Ed Bedington talks to Fuller's boss Simon Emeny about the pubco's future, threats to the trade and why we should be celebrating success.

Brexit in review: what did pubs say about Brexit in 2019 and how did it affect business?

Spotlight

What did the pub sector say about Brexit in 2019?

By Stuart Stone

Hot or not? We look back on some of 2019’s biggest Brexit takes and weigh up whether or not publicans need to batten down the hatches during the imminent transition period

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.

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