Bank Holiday

Permanent fixture: 51% of licensees felt this years extra bank holiday should be made permanent while 49% did not (Credit: Getty/naumoid)

Licensees divided on making Jubilee bank holiday permanent

By Rebecca Weller

Making the extra bank holiday for the Queens Platinum Jubilee a permanent fixture would be a fitting tribute but thanking the service industry would be a better celebration according to licensees across the sector.

WKD wristbands form part of the bank holiday activity

WKD plans for a bumper August Bank Holiday weekend

By Robyn Black

As August approaches, WKD owner SHS Drinks is urging licensees to get prepared for the final summer bank holiday of the year (24 to 26 August) with a new campaign for the RTD brand.

Beer O'Clock has been officially called at 5.42pm

Beer O'Clock strikes at 5.42pm for British pubs

By Robyn Black

Licensees are expecting a bumper start to the Bank Holiday today (Friday 24 May) with a new poll revealing that 'Beer O’clock' strikes at 5:42pm – the moment when lager loving Brits enjoy their first drink of the weekend.

Warm welcome: pubs with gardens are in a perfect position to make the best of sunny weather

Banking on holiday plans

By Sonya Hook

Pubs that plan food and drink options and outdoor events well in advance of the August bank holiday will reap the benefits, reports Sonya Hook.

Yates: 21 days to appeal

Yates pub has hours cut

By Lesley Foottit

A Yates pub has been ordered to cut trading hours amongst other stringent conditions following alleged licence breaches.