Running your pub

'Specialist knowledge': The Butcombe Futures Academy will see 12 assistant managers and 11 chefs complete tailored courses over the next year

Butcombe Pubs & Inns launches apprenticeship academy

By Stuart Stone

In partnership with hospitality industry training provider HIT Training, Butcombe Pubs & Inns has launched a bespoke apprenticeship programme across its estate of 25 managed West Country pubs.

History made: five English teams have reached the last 16 of the Champions League

What English clubs making Champions League history means for pubs

By Stuart Stone

This season’s Champions League football group stage saw five Premier League clubs advance to the knockout stages of football’s foremost club competition – the largest contingent from any nation in the history of the Champions League.

Gig dreams: Will pubs always provide a place for live music?

Opinion: Pub music, food of love?

By Sophie Atherton

Times change, of course. Live music is not as commonplace as it once was and beer choices have improved hugely – but it’s hospitality that we crave.

All the bar's a stage: pub theatre can entice a wider audience to your premises

Pub drama: theatre can pull in the crowds

By Fiona McLelland

Drama in your pub is not always a bad thing, particularly if you’re putting on a theatre production. Here are some pubs that have made a success of the stage business and advice that could lead you to get your act together

Safe journey: the Uber Karaoke campaign focuses on the fun side of travelling home at night

Absolut creates song and dance over Uber journeys home

By Stuart Stone

In a video campaign fronted by Absolut Vodka, brand owner Pernod Ricard UK has teamed up with taxi service Uber to take a different tune in its annual anti-drink-driving campaign by introducing Uber Karaoke.

More matches on offer: the Premier League is offering 42 more live games per season

How will new Premier League football rights deal affect pubs?

By Stuart Stone

After the Premier League issued its tender document for television rights yesterday (7 December), it has been revealed that more Saturday night and midweek football fixtures will be screened live between 2019 and 2022 with full sets of fixtures made available...

Feeling festive: a pub at Christmas is just the best!

7 reasons why people love a pub at Christmas

By Georgina Townshend

Yes, we all know a pub is for life, not just for Christmas. However, the magic of going down your local boozer throughout the festive period - especially Christmas Eve - is undeniable.

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