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Through the ages: the March Hare opened its doors in 1958 (image credit: Google Maps)

Retiring licensee ‘wouldn’t open a pub now’

By Nikkie Thatcher

An 80-year-old licensee who is retiring from the trade today (13 August) told The Morning Advertiser she wouldn’t open a pub currently due to restrictions and safety.

No flash in the pan: Stonegate has credited its employment of apprentices for a reduction in chef turnover

Stonegate reduces chef turnover rate by 32%

By Emily Hawkins

Stonegate Pub Company has reduced its chef turnover by almost a third (32%) after the introduction of its back-of-house apprenticeship programme.

Slight slip: managed pub groups saw sales decrease slightly last month (July) versus the same period in 2018

Sales at pubs drop in July

By Nikkie Thatcher

Managed pub groups saw like-for-like sales slip by 0.2% in July, against the same period last year, new research has revealed.

Something for everyone: the new event will be covering a plethora of drink-related topics

New drinks event offers right solution

By MA editorial

Drink is a vital mix of the on-trade market, but are you making the most of the opportunity the fast-changing market is offering?

Let's dance: The Foundry's Mark Joseph explains that establishing a good reputation through sport has driven customers to other events at the pub such as discos

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Meet the GBPA best for sport finalists: The Foundry, Aberdeen, Scotland

By MA Editorial

Making its debut as a finalist in the ‘best for sport’ category at the 2019 Great British Pub Awards – and the category’s only representative from north of the border – why is sport is so important to The Foundry in Aberdeen?

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