Running your pub

Campaign win: brothers Patrick and Joseph Ryan are delighted the proposed building of flats was turned down

Victory for pub’s campaign against flats

By Emily Hawkins

A south London pub has won its fight against a proposal for flats to be built above the venue, a move that operators said would have destroyed their business.

Squeaky clean: Clean kit will always provide a warm welcome to potential guests

Clean up your act

By Andrew Don

The internet of things (IoT) will soon be ubiquitous – warewashers included. Here we take a look at warewashers and associated features

Appy to help: encouraging customers to use apps on their phone can make your business run more efficiently

A byte of the action

By Phil Mellows

Customers are more than used to using modern technology and are now demanding premises like yours can deliver on such requests – so don’t get left behind.

Six of the best: finalists in the Best for Sport category at the 2019 Great British Pub Awards explain why sport is so important to their businesses

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How can showing sport boost your business?

By MA Editorial

We spoke to the six finalists in the ‘best for sport’ category at the 2019 Great British Pub Awards to find out how sport gives their business that winning feeling.

Flight of fancy: The Pheasant has enjoyed a superb reinvigoration since being closed for nine years

In association with Long Live the Local

My Pub: the Pheasant at Neenton, Shropshire

By Gary Lloyd

When the only pub in Neenton closed back in 2006, there was very little left in the village but after a community benefit society took over, the pub has become a destination venue and something for locals to love too. Leading from the front at the Pheasant...

A little sweetener: consumers are drinking more coffee out of home

Drinking spend is up, but eating down

By Nicholas Robinson

Brits plan to spend more money on drinking out over the coming months, Deloitte’s Leisure Consumer Report for the third quarter of 2019 has claimed.

Rare opportunity: trust seeks live-in island pub managers

Island pub with 28 locals seeks managers

By Nicholas Robinson

The owner of a pub that serves just 28 locals on a remote island, 12 miles off the coast of north Devon, is seeking a couple to work and live at the venue.

We are the champions: Manchester City won the league last season (image: Getty)

What's new in the 2019/20 Premier League season?

By Stuart Stone

The use of head-to-head records to separate teams level on points, and the Premier League’s first Cuban player – Norwich’s Onel Hernandez – aren’t the only top-flight debuts to look out for in the new Premier League season

Forces joined: the tie-up between Fourth and HotSchedules is believed to be the biggest of its kind

Fourth merges with US HotSchedules

By Nicholas Robinson

Hospitality tech firm Fourth, a company that provides outlets with workforce management and cost-control software, has merged with a US partner to become what is claimed to be the world’s largest provider of end-to-end hospitality management systems....

Fight the good fight: The on-trade has long suffered from government taxes that seem to avoid hitting supermarkets - but a campaign group bids to help

How pubs can fight back against taxation

By Nikkie Thatcher

Pubs are still facing strong headwinds of financial pressures from all angles but campaign group Long Live the Local are fighting the battle to put the on-trade back on a level playing field.

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