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Training and talent: Industry professionals recognised at the NITA awards

NITA award winners announced

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

Yesterday (28 April 2022), the very best in training, apprenticeships and wellbeing programmes were recognised at the British Institute of Innkeeping’s (BII) National Innovation in Training Awards (NITAs).

Company boss: Peter-Borg Neal was awarded Business Leader of the Year at the 2022 Publican Awards

Publican awards 2022

Business Leader of the Year sponsored by Poppleston Allen – Peter Borg-Neal

By The Morning Advertiser

A leading figure for the trade throughout the last few years, Oakman’s Peter Borg-Neal has continued to drive his business forward, with some key acquisitions to increase his portfolio, along with some impressive fundraising initiatives to support the...

Attention to detail: Inception Group's innovation with this site was impressive

Publican awards 2022

Best New Site sponsored by Heineken – Cahoots Ticket Hall & Control Room

By The Morning Advertiser

Inception Group’s unique 1940s theme bar the Ticket Hall, and downstairs event space the Control Room, near Oxford Circus, impressed judges with its authentic storytelling, with this new bar linking well with the story of the original Cahoots Underground...

National Pubwatch chief executive Steve Baker OBE holding one of the new Pubwatch award trophies

Entries sought for National Pubwatch Awards 2022

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

Pubwatch schemes are being urged to enter the National Pubwatch Awards 2022, which recognise the work of local initiatives and efforts to provide safe drinking environments for customers and staff.

Late night business: Rekom impressed with its innovation amid the pandemic

Publican Awards 2022

Best Late Night Operator sponsored by Kopparberg – Rekom

By The Morning Advertiser

Rekom, formerly Deltic, runs 47 venues including the Pryzm nightclub brand, bar operations and two restaurants. Its premises have licensed capacities ranging from 450 to 2,800 guests.

What's in the news 1 April?

The MA's Review of the Week

'We as an industry need to adapt'

By Ed Bedington

The MA's Ed Bedington caught up with the group md of award winning Liberation Group, Jayson Perfect, to get his thoughts on the weeks events. From winning three Publican Awards, to rising headwinds and the importance of outdoor trading.

The Publican Awards in pictures: Can you spot yourself?

Publican Awards 2022

Were you spotted at The Publican Awards 2022?

By The Morning Advertiser

Record numbers flocked to The Publican Awards that took place on Wednesday 30 March at Battersea Evolution in central London.

Publican Awards 2022: attendees celebrated the sector in person for the first time in 2 years


Publican Awards 2022: social media highlights

By Rebecca Weller

The hospitality sector came together to celebrate the industry at the biggest ever Publican Awards for the 2022 ceremony on Wednesday 30 March at Evolution, Battersea, London.

The Morning Advertiser Lock In Podcast episode 40

The Lock In Podcast

The challenges of outdoor trading

By Ed Bedington

With summer threatening, the Lock In team take a look at whether pubs are ready or not for outdoor trading, looking at some of the challenges, and how recent legislative changes have impacted on the classic pub garden.

Great British Beer Festival 2022: CAMRA festival returns to London following 2 year hiatus due to the Covid pandemic

CAMRA festival returns after 2 year hiatus

By Rebecca Weller

The Campaign for Real Ale’s (CAMRA) Great British Beer Festival (GBBF) will return to London Olympia from 2 to 6 August 2022 following a 2-year hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Publican Awards 2022 finalists in Best Pub Employer

Publican Awards 2022

Meet the finalists: Best Pub Employer sponsored by CPL Learning

By The Morning Advertiser

The accolade of Best Pub Employer will be awarded to the business that provides an excellent working environment including comprehensive training, strong staff motivation and benefits alongside a meaningful career path and development structure for employees.

Publican Awards 2022 finalists in Best Pub Brand/Concept

Publican Awards 2022

Meet the finalists: Best Pub Brand/Concept

By The Morning Advertiser

The award for Best Pub Brand/Concept will be presented to the firm that demonstrates business success, clear strategies and a strong focus on marketing the brand via all channels.

Publican Awards 2022 finalists in Best New Site

Publican Awards 2022

Meet the finalists – Best New Site sponsored by Heineken UK

By The Morning Advertiser

The 2022 Best New Site award will be presented to the business that has opened in the past 24 months, has been trading for a minimum of six months and have demonstrated how effectively trade has been built at the site.

Publican Awards 2022 finalists in Best Food Offer

Publican Awards 2022

Meet the finalists: Best Food Offer sponsored by Guinness

By The Morning Advertiser

This year's Best Food Offer winner at the 2022 Publican Awards will be awarded to the company that delivers a successful food offer across their estate, with food a key part of the firm's total sales.

Helping hand: Pubs and brewers provide support for Ukraine (Getty/ Douglas Rissing)

Pubs and brewers rally in support for Ukraine

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

Businesses in the brewing and pub industry are responding to the ongoing war in Ukraine with donations, fundraising appeals and offers of employment and accommodation.

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