Minority stake: Founder Dougal Gunn Sharp would remain the largest single shareholder

Innis & Gunn receives £15m investment offer

By James Beeson

Craft beer brewery Innis & Gunn has announced that a leading consumer-goods private equity firm has made an offer to buy a 27.9% stake in the business for around £15m. 

Cost-saving: CAMRA national chairman Colin Valentine assured members there was no cause for concern

CAMRA implements emergency cost-saving measures

By Nikkie Sutton

A potential shortfall in income has lead Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) leaders to take evasive action and put cost-saving measures in place, the organisation revealed in a letter to members.

Happy as is: Pugs Pubs has put plans for rapid expansion on the backburner

Pug Pubs puts expansion plans on hold

By Michelle Perrett

Pug Pubs, the three-strong pub chain, has put plans for rapid expansion on the backburner to focus on its current operation.

Down: on-trade beer volume sales continued to decline

Pub beer sales down 2.9%

By Liam Coleman

More than 100,000 fewer barrels of beer were sold in pubs in the final months of 2016 compared to the year before, while off-trade beer sales continued to rise, according to figures from the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA).

The journey to the pubs code


The journey to the pubs code

By James Evison

On 18 November 2014, MPs voted in favour of the market rent only-option (MRO) in the pubs code. It’s been a long time coming, but finally the promise of that day has been delivered. The Morning Advertiser looks back on the journey to implementation.

More than half of Brits went to pub in January

Mintel research

More than half of Brits went to pub in January

By Chris Wisson

The Publican’s Morning Advertiser has partnered with market analysts Mintel to provide insight from its new leisure tracker, which covers consumers’ pub visiting habits. Senior analyst Chris Wisson examines the latest findings.

One of this year's award winners transformed two vans to boost sales

Top 50 Gastropubs 2016

How to win a Top 50 Gastropubs Award

By Nicholas Robinson

The Estrella Damm Top 50 Gastropubs 2016 is fast approaching and so is the opportunity to win one of three awards up for grabs at the event in January. Here are our top tips on how to gain one.