Running your pub

Company boss: New World Trading Company CEO Chris Hill

NWTC named fifth best company to work for

By Nikkie Sutton

The New Word Trading Company (NWTC) is fifth on the 2019 The Sunday Times Best 100 Companies to Work For, improving on two places from last year.

New partnership: Ei will help charity The Clink to train prisoners to become chefs

Ei partners with prison restaurant charity

By Emily Hawkins

Ei Group is to help offenders qualify for work as chefs in the pub business after their release, in a partnership with a charity focused on reducing re-offending rates.

Bend the rules: How has pub marketing and advertising changed?

How has pub marketing changed?

By Emma Eversham

There are so many rules around advertising now, be them from the Advertising Standards Authority or the Portman Group. Here we highlight some of the defining moments in marketing and advertising and look at how regulation and legislation has changed the...

All grown up: the team at the Botanist in Coventry, 'have high standards, work hard, innovate relentlessly and smile a lot'

My Pub: The Botanist, Coventry

By Robert Mann

At a time when the happiness and wellbeing of communities is threatened by pub closures, the latest branch of the Botanist demonstrates what a modern operator has to deal with these days. Sales manager Laura Gardner explains.

'Ridiculous proposition': Wright (second right) is 'constantly bewildered' by the number of job applicants who refuse to work beyond 11pm

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‘Staff, staff everywhere, but no one working shifts’

By Ken Wright

Flexible rostering, zero hours, part time, full time, weekends only, school hours, no late nights... the list of ‘wants’ by staff and trendy working styles in this industry will be the death of us, says Ken Wright, managing director of The Phoenix Artist...

Looking back: key developments in tech have moved the humble pub ever forward

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How has pub technology changed since 1794?

By Stuart Stone

The trade has come a long way in the 225 years since The Morning Advertiser was first printed, and technology has pushed the pub sector further forward in many aspects. Here we look at the key developments

Allied: pubs remained an important part of British culture during the World Wars

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How the pub survived the World Wars

By Phil Mellows

Pubs have always fought through tough times, and world wars in the 20th century certainly offered hugely difficult periods.