Running your pub

New term: pub operators share their thoughts on how to make the most of freshers’ week

Getting freshers’ week right can result in loyal customers

By Emily Hawkins

Over the next two months, students will return to university, providing pubs with an opportunity to appeal to new crowds of loyal customers. The Morning Advertiser asked operators how to make the most of this time of year.

Hit me with your best Cott: publican of the Cott Inn, Mark Annear, claims ‘this is seriously a great accolade and we're really pleased to get it’

GBPA 2019: what the winners had to say

By Stuart Stone

The Morning Advertiser (MA) spoke to the 2019 Great British Pub Award winners to find out what it felt like to strike gold at the ‘pub Oscars’.

Celebration time: this year’s Great British Pub Awards was held at London's Royal Lancaster Hotel, near to Hyde Park

GBPA 2019 party pics: were you spotted?

By Nikkie Thatcher

Licensees from across the country gathered at this year’s iconic Great British Pub Awards where the best watering holes in the nation were announced.

Mane choice: there are more pubs named the Red Lion in the UK than any other moniker

Red Lion most popular pub name

By Nikkie Thatcher

The Red Lion is the UK’s most popular name for a pub, followed by the Royal Oak and the Crown Inn, according to new research.

Trio of shows: Ei publicans will be able to learn from different suppliers next month at eilive

Ei Publican Partnership roadshow returns

By Emily Hawkins

Ei Publican Partnership’s roadshow will return next month, with a focus on how operators can improve their food menus and ensure allergy regulations are followed.

The perfect match: according to a new report, pubs contribute £40m to grassroots sport

Pubs contribute £40m to grassroots sport

By Stuart Stone

A report examining the link between the on-trade and grassroots sport has revealed pubs contribute, on average, more than £1,000 each to nearby clubs each year.

Cost of sport: should pubs charge an entrance fee, or introduce a minimum spend, for customers watching live TV sport?

Should pubs charge customers to watch live sport?

By Stuart Stone

After a photo emerged on social media of a pub charging customers an entrance fee to watch televised sport – which entitled them to two drinks at the bar – The Morning Advertiser asked whether or not it was something that other operators would get on...

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