Punch Taverns

International Women's Day: Business leaders, in association with Plan B

International Women’s Day

The women who lead in the on-trade

By Nicholas Robinson

There are too few women at the top level in business across the world and the UK. While pubs and bars can't escape that fact either, here we tell the stories of nine women at the top in the on-trade.

Industry-leading facility: Punch has launched a new training venue to help operators create great customer experiences

Punch launches publican training facility

By Stuart Stone

Independent pub company Punch has launched a new training facility, The Academy, at its support centre in Burton-upon-Trent, east Staffordshire.

Board departure: Clive Chesser is leaving Greene King to join Punch

Punch appoints Clive Chesser as CEO

By Michelle Perrett

Clive Chesser, the former managing director of Greene King’s brewing division, has joined Punch as its new chief executive officer.

Committed: Punch is the latest pubco to turn its back on single-use straws

Punch becomes latest pubco to stop using straws

By Georgina Townshend

Punch has become the latest pubco to join the war against plastic straws by eliminating their use across its 70-strong retail pub estate, while encouraging its circa 1,200 leased and tenanted pubs to follow suit.