Running your pub

Catering kit is ever evolving so make sure you know what's best for you and your kitchen to make time and money savings

Catering equipment: the need for speed

By Stuart Stone

In the past decade, many kitchens have evolved into the fulcrum around which pub businesses operate. So what are the most prized tools in a chef’s arsenal and what trends are shaping the equipment that’s used every day?

New standards: as of 1 April low energy ratings could block the letting of pubs

Low energy ratings to block pub lets

By Stuart Stone

Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) regulations are coming into force on the 1 April changing the rules on around whether a pub can be let to a tenant or not.

D-day: New data protection regulations could have huge implications (Image credit: ByoungJoo/iStock/thinkstock.co.uk)

GDPR is coming: data protection regulations

By Andrew Don

New data protection rules are looming with the threat of eye-watering fines for breaching the privacy of individuals. Pubs have much to do ahead of the General Data Protection Regulation coming into force in May.

Who will win? Publican Awards winners to be announced soon

Publican Awards: the 2018 finalists

By MA editorial

We’re heading into the finishing straight of the Publican Awards chase, and the trade will be keen to pick out their favourites from our final round-up of runners and riders.

So much to do: The Publican Awards promises to be a fun evening

Sneak preview: great night on the cards for Publican Awards

By Ed Bedington

The Publican Awards are now just days away, and while top comedian Rob Brydon will be leading the celebrations, he won’t be the only entertainment on the night. Here's your guide to what to expect from the night.

Return on investment: employers are more positive about apprenticeship levy

Employers ‘more positive’ about apprenticeship levy a year on

By Claire Churchard

The majority of employers are confident that they will receive a positive return on investment (ROI) from the money they’ve paid into the apprenticeship levy, according to a survey of members of the People 1st Apprenticeship Network.

Up for the cup: BT Sport is offering pub football teams the chance to play on Premier League pitches

BT Sport Pub Cup returns for 2018

By Stuart Stone

BT Sport has announced that its Pub Cup football tournament will return for 2018, offering teams the chance to win £5,000 and a BT Sport subscription for their local.

'Forced out': one of Covent Garden's oldest music venues faces eviction from developers

Eviction threat for award-winning music venue

By Stuart Stone

The Roadhouse, one of the oldest live music venues in Covent Garden, London, faces eviction if planning permission is given to developers looking to revamp the site.

Follow us

Pub Trade Guides

View more