Legal

Expert opinion: Lisa Sharkey doesn't see much early impact for licensing from Brexit negotiations

In association with Poppleston Allen

How could Brexit affect licensing laws for pubs?

By Poppleston Allen

With less than nine months to go until the UK leaves the European Union (EU), Lisa Sharkey, managing partner at law firm Poppleston Allen, outlines the impact Brexit could have on the country’s licensing laws.

Important step: pubcos' 'commitment to clarity and transparency' is welcome

Pubcos waive confidentiality rights over MRO

By Michelle Perrett

The six pub-operating businesses (POBs) covered by the pubs code have agreed to waive their right to confidentiality in market-rent-only (MRO) option arbitration decisions.

EU citizens: should I stay or should I go?

8 things pubs need to know to keep EU staff in the UK

By Michelle Perrett

Got staff from the EU? Want them to continue working for your pub after Brexit? Then follow these 8 steps to help your employees obtain new UK immigration status using the recently published Government settlement scheme.

Quick evacuation: more than 70 fire officers battled the blaze at Yummy Pub Co's Somers Town Coffee House

'Serious' blaze at Yummy Pub Co site

By Nikkie Sutton

A serious fire has damaged the roof and second floor of Yummy Pub Co's Somers Town Coffee House pub in Euston, central London, forcing it to close.