Legal

Nothing to be scared of: make the most of festive dates to increase takings

Legal Q&A: Trading on notable days

By Poppleston Allen

The latest legal Q&A from specialist licensing solicitors Poppleston Allen tackles trading on notable days and licensing checks for making changes to a pub forecourt

Noise abatement notices: it is crucial that your premises operates within its restrictions

Top tips: dealing with licensing inspections

By Poppleston Allen

Authorised officers from the licensing authority, police and environmental health can arrive at a premises unannounced to scrutinise the operation and seek out every non-compliance under a premises licence.

Fun times: Bingo is back with a bang but make sure you don't fall foul of the Gambling Act 2005

Know the rules on bingo variants

By Poppleston Allen

Bingo is having a bit of a renaissance at the moment with new and innovative approaches to the game that appeal to a wider audience.

Transparent data: pubcos regulated by the pubs code have started publishing monthly figures on responses to MRO-applications

Pubs code data published by BBPA

By Emily Hawkins

Pubcos regulated by the pubs code have started publishing monthly data on the numbers of market rent only (MRO) notices issued, conversion rates into MRO agreements and other trends.

A question of priorities: Jake Berry at the pump with Keith Murray, licensee of Star Pubs & Bars' Woolpack

Exclusive Q&A with pubs minister Jake Berry

By Claire Churchard

When The Morning Advertiser met pubs minister Jake Berry in a pub in Lancashire to ask him about his priorities for the sector, this is what the Rossendale & Darwen MP had to say

Leasehold to freehold: property experts reveal the best way to make the move from leased to freehold property in the pub industry

Moving from leasehold to freehold

By Stuart Stone

Property experts reveal the best way to make the move from leased to freehold property in the pub industry