Running your pub

Starman: Ziggy's bar will pay tribute to the pop star David Bowie with a unique cocktail menu and rarely seen photographs

Ziggy's hotel bar to honour David Bowie

By Emily Hawkins

One of David Bowie’s former haunts, the Hotel Café Royal, London, will pay tribute to the pop icon with a new bar opening this month.

Huge haul: 173kg worth of coins and random objects has been collected from a pub's wishing well

More than £1,000 hauled from pub wishing well

By Stuart Stone

Hundreds of coins have been removed from the wishing well at the Abergavenny Arms in Lewes, East Sussex, and donated to charity during the first excavation in 20 years.

The Southgate effect: can the UEFA Nations League help pubs recapture the magic from this summer's World Cup?

What do pubs need to know about the UEFA Nations League?

By Stuart Stone

UEFA’s latest brainchild hopes to make international football more competitive outside of major tournaments and offers pubs the chance to recapture some of the magic from Russia 2018. But what is the UEFA Nations League?

Forecast looks good: set sail for the Ship Inn to see a great pub saved from hard times

My Pub: the Ship Inn, Wadebridge, Cornwall

By Stuart Stone

After being dragged from dilapidated depths in 2013, the Ship Inn has made waves with licensee Rupert Wilson at the helm, plundering regional and national recognition in the process for its fine dining offer

Upwardly mobile: mobile phone payments could boost your pub's bottom line

How could mobile phones boost your bottom line?

By Rob Brown

Ordering on your mobile phone is becoming the norm from shopping to getting drinks from the bar. And with the trend for cashless transactions growing exponentially, is your pub ripe for introducing the phone payment swipe?

Pooches and punters: DogBuddy has launched its third annual Dog-friendly Pub Awards

What makes a pub dog friendly?

By Emily Hawkins

Startup DogBuddy has launched its third annual Dog-friendly Pub Awards, with organisers encouraging pubs to open their doors to canine friends.

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