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New note, new checks: make sure your staff accept only genuine new £10 notes

Get your pub ready for the new £10 note

By Georgina Townshend

As with any business that handles cash, pubs will need to plan, prepare and train staff on key security features for the introduction of the brand new polymer £10 note, which will come into circulation tomorrow (14 September).

Pub Skills: how pubs can add to bottom line with staff engagement

Video: Pub Skill's speakers discuss challenges for pub employers

By Georgina Townshend

What are the biggest challenges for pub employers, and how can they be overcome? These were among questions addressed by industry experts as part of The Morning Advertiser's Pub Skills event on how employee engagement can add to the bottom line.

What's hot? Some of the top trends from Imbibe Live 2017

Imbibe Live 2017: top trends from the show

By Nicholas Robinson

Drinks trends that operators should look out for this year include the continued rise of gin, increased interest in foreign imports and rising interest in sparkling wines, five alcoholic drinks producers told The Morning Advertiser in this video.

No magic: Nick Beardshaw won't use 'potions' on his plates

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Coach head chef: ‘It’s all about deliciousness’

By Nicholas Robinson

Tom Kerridge’s the Coach in Marlow's head chef Nick Beardshaw lets The Morning Advertiser in on what drives dish inspiration at the Buckinghamshire pub, as well as what it is like working with Kerridge.

Boost: advice on driving spirits sales in pubs

In association with Diageo

How to drive spirits sales

By Nicholas Robinson

Cocktails in pubs are on the rise, but making money from mixed drinks is not as simple as just putting a menu together. Operators must not only consider what their back bars say to customers walking through the door, but also how their online and social-media...

Providing remarkable: Top tips from The Morning Advertiser's Pub Skills event

Video: Pub Skills speakers' top tips

By Georgina Townshend

Why should pubs do cocktails, and what are the challenges? These were just two of the many questions that industry experts answered as part of The Morning Advertiser’s Pub Skills event on spirits this month.

Esteemed company: highlights of the final will be shown ahead of the FA Cup final

Pubs urged to show support for BT Sport Pub Cup final

By Liam Coleman

BT Sport is urging pubs to show their support for the BT Sport Pub Cup and air the highlights of this year’s BT Sport Pub Cup final ahead of the Emirates FA Cup Final on Saturday afternoon. 

Make no mistake: simple steps to the perfect serve

In association with Diageo

Don’t get this wrong: how to create the perfect serve

By Nicholas Robinson

Lacklustre mixed drinks and cocktails will not do for drinkers these days, even for those who in the past would have accepted an iceless G&T served in a warm glass garnished with a sliver of limp lemon.

We're a local pub: Pern talks up the virtues of local produce

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Why local is best for UK’s top gastropub

By Nicholas Robinson

Chef-patron of North Yorkshire’s Star Inn Harome Andrew Pern does not use local “for local sake” in his venues, but because little else measures up to the produce available on his doorstep.

Star quality: chef-patron Andrew Pern talks expansion and the future of gastropubs

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New rooms and fourth site for Star Inn Harome

By Nicholas Robinson

Top UK gastropub the Star Inn is set to expand its original site in Harome, North Yorkshire, while a fourth site in the local seaside town of Whitby will open soon.