Legal

Meetings planned: pubs code adjudicator Paul Newby will meet pubco chiefs in October

PCA responds to latest warnings over pubs code effectiveness

By Emily Hawkins

Pubs code adjudicator (PCA) Paul Newby is set to gather more evidence on the effectiveness of the pubs code after compliance reports from the six big pubcos appeared to confirm earlier research showing "significiant barriers" faced by tied tenants.

Search for a great lessee: what do pubcos look for when seeking a new lessee?

What do pubcos look for in a lessee?

By Stuart Stone

Representatives from three pubcos explain what prospective lessees can do to make themselves stand out when it comes to landing the role of running a pub

Your responsibilities: some accidents must be reported through RIDDOR

Legal Q&A: RIDDOR requirements

By Poppleston Allen

The latest legal Q&A with specialist licensing solicitors Poppleston Allen looks at the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013.

At what cost: although paying for robust health and safety systems can cost a lot, it could provide a life line for a business in the event of legal proceedings

A reminder of safety responsibilities

By Poppleston Allen

Everyone is well aware of the need to provide a safe environment for staff and customers alike. The legal consequences to a business that fails to do so can be devastating.

Partnership: Liverpool's Bold Street Coffee will reopen with a bar element after working with bar and restaurants company Graffiti Spirits Group

Popular Liverpool coffee shop to expand into bar

By Emily Hawkins

Bold Street Coffee, a Liverpool city coffee shop will reopen with a bar element after partnering with independent bar and restaurants company Graffiti Spirits Group.