Tough times: pub and bar insolvencies have risen for the first time in four years

Pub and bar insolvencies rise 9% in past year

By Georgina Townshend

Smaller pubs should consider their funding options to "tap into popular trends and retain market share", according to London-based commercial lender Ortus Secured Finance, as it warns pub and bar insolvencies have increased by 9% in the past...

High productivity: Be At One's revenue per hour exceeds the industry average by 52.5%

Be At One hits productivity milestone

By Stuart Stone

The UK’s leading specialist cocktail bar group’s revenue per labour hour now exceeds £50 according to recent analysis of the hourly pay of thousands of sector workers by Fourth.

Black Friday special: the deal, which launched on Monday of this week, lasts until Thursday 23 November

M&B slashes food prices for Black Friday

By Nikkie Sutton

Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) is offering a huge 50% off main meals in many of its pubs across its estate from Monday 20 November until Thursday 23 November.

Firepower: Young's thinks its

Young’s ‘could spend £100m on group deal’

By James Wallin, MCA

Young’s chief executive Patrick Dardis has told The Morning Advertiser’s sister title MCA it’s “probably about time” the company made a group acquisition and said it has the firepower to spend £100m plus on a deal.