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Figures revealed: large companies in the UK had until midnight on 4 April to disclose gender pay figures

Pub groups reveal gender pay gap figures

By Fred A'Court

Wide variations in what men and women are paid by pub groups have been revealed on the Government’s website looking at the gender pay gap.

Core values: The fundamental principles of GDPR relate to accountability, transparency and individuals’ rights

How pubs can stay on top of GDPR

By Poppleston Allen

Implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on 25 May will affect all organisations from head office level down to individual premises. While this is a complex area, below are some general comments:

Pub loses licence after knife attack

By Stuart Stone

The Prince of Wales, in Rochester, Kent, has had its licence revoked with immediate effect following a knife attack on 10 March.

Knowing your fixtures and fittings is essential when you're buying or selling a pub (Pic credit: adekvat/Thinkstock.co.uk)

More than a bit part: pub fixtures and fittings

By Stuart Stone

The ability to nail down pub fixtures and fittings is key to buying and selling a premises. Here is a basic guide to some of your business’s moving – and non-moving – parts that may or may not need pricing

Live-in: guardians now look after 15 empty London pubs

Who are London's pub property guardians?

By Stuart Stone

Calling a Live-in Guardian to stay in an empty pub while the site is between tenants or it's longer term future is being determined offers property owners a large number of benefits .

Demand for coastal destinations, such as Margate in Kent, is expected to continue

Regional focus on...the Home Counties

By Stuart Stone

Our regional focus on the Home Counties focuses on the best pubs in Kent, Surrey, Essex, Hertfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire.

Deposit scheme: the Government has announced it intends to introduce a single-use deposit scheme

What impact could a deposit scheme have on pubs?

By Stuart Stone

The hospitality industry has reacted to news that the Government intends to introduce a deposit scheme for single-use glass, plastic bottles, and steel and aluminium cans.

Not just gender issues: research shows the disparity of pay in the hospitality sector

Hospitality has 'significant levels' of pay disparity

By Georgina Townshend

Women working in pubs are paid on average £2,279 (8.4%) less than men, according to research that revealed "significant levels" of pay disparity in the hospitality sector not only by gender, but nationality and job function as well.

Safe havens: MPs, NHS, police and businesses celebrate safe spaces

Impact of safe spaces recognised at parliamentary reception

By Stuart Stone

Multi-agency partnership schemes that reduce crime and vulnerability in the night-time economy were celebrated by MPs, members of the NHS and police, and businesses at a parliamentary reception hosted by the All-Party Parliamentary Beer Group and Portman...

Action needed: UKHospitality warns the Government over unemployment and business rates

UKHospitality pushes for action on unemployment and business rates

By Georgina Townshend

UKHospitality (UKH) has warned the Government that it "must act" to lower costs for businesses or risk further joblessness and loss of vital hospitality businesses while calling for an overhaul in the system of discretionary business rates relief.