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What's in the news 12 July?

Review of the Week

Cautious optimism for new Government

By Ed Bedington

The MA's Ed Bedington caught up with Market Taverns' Richard Peachment to get his take on the week's news, from the new Government to football hopes and trade confidence.

What's in the news 5 July

Review of the Week

'Light at the end of a gloomy tunnel'

By Ed Bedington

The MA's Ed Bedington caught up with pub operator and top chef Gary Usher to get his take on the week's news, as the country absorbs the result of the General Election.

Co-Op Euros advert targets pubs

Co-op slammed by pubs for Euros ads

By Ed Bedington

The Co-op has come under fire from pub operators after its latest adverts urged punters to shun the pub and stay home to watch the football.

What's in the news 28 June?

Review of the Week

'Government policy is too shortsighted'

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser's Ed Bedington caught up with podcaster and publican Heath Ball to get his take on the week's news.

What's in the news May 10?

Review of the Week

'Wet pubs are flying high'

By Ed Bedington

The MA's Ed Bedington met up with Ashley McCarthy, licensee of Ye Old Sun Inn, to get his take on the state of the trade and the week's news.

What's in the news 3 May?

Review of the Week

'I'm not asking for support'

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser's Ed Bedington caught up with The Inn Collection Group's Sean Donkin to get his take on the week's news from interest rates to Whitbread's restructuring.

What's in the news 12 April

Review of the Week

The art of keeping things simple!

By Ed Bedington

The MA's Ed Bedington caught up with Livelyhood non-exec director and business consultant Karen Bosher for her take on the weeks news which has seen a number of results and mergers

Nest franchise aims for expansion

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Greene King aim to build Nest to last

By Ed Bedington

As Greene King launch its first Nest franchise site, the MA caught up with franchise operations director Penny Baldwin to find out more.

What's in the news 22 March?

Review of the Week

'We do it for love, it's certainly not for the money'

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser's Ed Bedington met up with award winning publican and campaigner Emma Gibbon of the Plough and the Hewlett Arms to get her take on the week's news, from falling inflation to pub closures.

What's in the news 15 March

Review of the Week

‘Confidence is starting to rise’

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser's Ed Bedington caught up with the BII's Steve Alton to get his take on the week's news, ahead of his epic trip to Kenya for Pedalling 4 Pubs.

What's in the news 9 February

REVIEW OF THE WEEK

‘VAT cut would allow us to pay staff more’

By Gary Lloyd

The Morning Advertiser’s associate features editor Gary Lloyd caught up with Banwell House Pub Company managing director Toby Brett to get his take on the week's news, what he wants from the Spring Budget and gives a prediction for England v Wales...

What's in the news 2 February?

'I'm flabbergasted at interest rates'

By Ed Bedington

The MA's Ed Bedington caught up with Camerons boss Chris Soley to get his take on the week's news, from government debate to interest rates and pub closures.

What's in the news 12 January?

Review of the Week

'I don't think beer is enough'

By Ed Bedington

The MA's Ed Bedington caught up with Beer and Coffee gaffer Matt Crowther to get his take on the week's news from wages to drinks sales, and whether beer is expensive enough.

What's in the news 5 January?

Review of the Week

'We need to go to war on VAT'

By Ed Bedington

The MA's Ed Bedington met up with Oakman Group's Peter Borg-Neal to get his take on the week's news, from a knighthood for Sir Tim through to closures and Christmas trade.

What will 2024 hold for pubs part two

New Year 2024

Industry hopes and fears: part two

By Ed Bedington

In the second part of our look ahead we spoke to a number of leading industry figures to get their thoughts on what 2024 will hold.

What does 2024 hold for pubs?

New Year 2024

Industry hopes and fears: Part one

By Ed Bedington

With 2024 looming, we spoke to a number of leading industry figures to get their thoughts on what the year ahead will hold.

What's in the news December 15?

Review of the Week

'We have a vital role'

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser's Ed Bedington caught up with Frederic Robinson's William Robinson to hear his thoughts on the week, from Christmas trade to changing of the political guard.

What's in the news 1 December

Review of the Week

Better Government leadership needed

By Ed Bedington

The MA's Ed Bedington caught up with Fuller's CEO Simon Emeny to get his take on the week's events, from the Covid Inquiry to the death of a footballing icon.

Windmill Taverns celebrates 30 years of trade

'I was lucky!'

By Ed Bedington

As the McElhinney family celebrate more than three decades in the UK pub trade, the MA speaks to founder Jack, and son Ryan, to find out the secrets to their success.

What's in the news November 17

REVIEW OF THE WEEK

Business rates support ‘is the big one’

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser editor Ed Bedington spoke to Oak Taverns managing director Simon Collinson to get his thoughts on the week's news and the upcoming Autumn Statement on Wednesday 22 November.

Oisin Rogers gears up for Devonshire opening

'The best pubs are chaotic!'

By Ed Bedington

Pub legend Oisín Rogers is all set to open his new pub project with Charlie Carroll, the Devonshire at Piccadilly, London

What's in the news 5 October

Review of the Week

'National living wage is very inflationary'

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser's Ed Bedington catches up with award winning operator Clive Price of Barons Pub Company for his take on the week's news.

What's in the news 25 August?

Review of the Week

'I don't feel represented'

By Ed Bedington

Top chef and pub and bistro operator Gary Usher calls for more passion from lobbyists, greater support for independent businesses, a reduction in VAT and talks about the challenges around recruitment in the MA's Review of the Week.

What's in the news 18 August?

Review of the Week

'Recruitment is getting a bit easier'

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser's Ed Bedington met up with Yummy Collection's Anthony Pender to chat through the week's news, from takeaway pints to energy and new openings.

How is Tom Kerridge facing industry challenges?

Big Interview

Government needs to do more: Kerridge

By Ed Bedington

“There’s a huge amount the Government could and should be doing,” according to leading chef and pub operator Tom Kerridge, with a key issue being a reduction in VAT.

What's in the news 11 August

Review of the Week

'We're cheaper than McDonalds!'

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser's Ed Bedington caught up with Revolution boss Rob Pitcher to get his take on the week's news from inflation to late night closures and the opportunities for AI.

How can pubs tackle the energy crisis?

The Power Struggle

Act now to tackle the energy crisis

By Ed Bedington

With volatile energy costs and operators locked into sky-high deals, the Morning Advertiser has teamed up with UKHospitality to launch a campaign, The Power Struggle, to ensure the industry is heard loud and clear as part of a consultation process.

What's in the news 4 August?

Review of the Week

'Can't see it getting a lot better'

By Ed Bedington

The MA's Ed Bedington caught up with Frisco Pubs boss and podcast legend Heath Ball to get his take on the week's news, from duty changes and utilities profits to the weather.

What does the future hold for CAMRA?

Big Interview

'There's no silver bullet'

By Ed Bedington

With challenges facing the sector and pub closures rising, how can CAMRA play a positive role to help the sector move forward?

Interview with Great British Beer Festival champion Elland Brewery

GBBF 2023

VIDEO: Interview with GBBF champion Elland Brewery

By Gary Lloyd

West Yorkshire-based Elland Brewery is a three-person operation – yet this tiny business took the coveted title of Champion Beer of Britain at this week’s Great British Beer Festival (GBBF). Here, the trio tells The Morning Advertiser about the victory...

Property of the week

BERKSHIRE - RENOVATED PUB WITH FOUR LETTING BEDROOMS

- Leasehold

Village position close to Reading and Newbury Extensively renovated public house Bar, conservatory, snug and function room (80-90) Four en suite letting bedrooms Two bedroom owner/staff accommodation Part-covered trade garden...

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