Quick response: pub praised for its actions to curb disruption

Police praise pub for action after violence

By Georgina Townshend

Police have praised a pub for agreeing to take immediate steps to “reduce disruption” following a fight in which four people were injured.

Fair Pint: challenge to BBPA

'Publish code in next 24hrs or we will'

By Ewan Turney

Publish your new code of practice in the next 24 hours or we will — that's the challenge to the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) laid down...

Roberston: we have no position on beer tie

BII boss: we're not sitting on the fence

By Ewan Turney

The BII is not sitting on the fence despite being the only group in support of both industry agreements. The BII has signed up to the British Beer...

Bish: consequences of failure too awful to contemplate

ALMR boss 'hopeful' over mediation

By Ewan Turney

The alternatives to the landmark mediation process failing are "too awful to contemplate", one trade leader has warned as the final round of meetings get underway. ALMR boss Nick Bish is hopeful an agreement can be reached.

Tuppen: coming down hard on licensees who break the tie

Enterprise toughens line on buying out

By The PMA Team

Enterprise Inns chief executive Ted Tuppen has claimed that a tougher line over buying out has led to an increase in closed pubs and pubs where...

Carlisle has dropped its minimum price agreement

Pubwatch drops minimum pricing

By John Harrington

Carlisle Pubwatch has dropped its minimum pricing scheme after being warned it is illegal - members had agreed not to sell drinks for less than £1.50 last summer after a series of promotions in the town.