Joining forces: (l-r) Gillian Hough, Nick Boley, Ian Packham, Jackie Parker, Ian Garner, Ash Corbett-Collins and Lynn Atack from CAMRA's national executive

CAMRA launches plan to save pubs

By Nikkie Sutton

Hundreds of Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) members went to Westminster last week (30 October) to give a message to MPs about the serious threats facing pubs.

'Tantalising support': The hard work now will be ensuring the Government follow up on the 2018 Autumn Budget with continued action to support pubs, says Kate Nicholls

My shout: future Budgets must help pubs

By Kate Nicholls

UKHospitality chief executive Kate Nicholls reflects on the "tantalising support" offered by Chancellor Philip Hammond's last Budget statement before Brexit and why it needs to be build upon.

Clear working: the consultation aims to ensure pubcos are being transparent with their beer waste calculations

PCA launches beer duty and waste consultations

By Nikkie Sutton

The pubs code adjudicator (PCA) has launched a statutory consultation aimed to provide clarity on beer and cider duty and waste for tenants when negotiating their tied rents.

Wages rise: a NLW increase means employers will have to pay staff (aged 25+) 38p more per hour (Ubermenschmatt/gettyimages.co.uk)

Autumn Budget 2018

NLW will rise to £8.21

By Nikkie Sutton

The national living wage (NLW) paid to workers aged 25 or over will increase to £8.21 per hour in April 2019, the Chancellor Philip Hammond announced in his Autumn Budget yesterday (29 October).