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Transparent data: pubcos regulated by the pubs code have started publishing monthly figures on responses to MRO-applications

Pubs code data published by BBPA

By Emily Hawkins

Pubcos regulated by the pubs code have started publishing monthly data on the numbers of market rent only (MRO) notices issued, conversion rates into MRO agreements and other trends.

Control and stability: a wide-ranging list of factors have been blamed for the sector's low staff retention

Why is hospitality staff retention so low?

By Emily Hawkins

Unsociable working hours and low pay are among the top reasons the bar and restaurant industry struggles to retain workers, according to new research.

Timetable needed: BEIS minister Richard Harrington will take into consideration calls to begin a review into the pubs code early next year

Pubs code review considered for early 2019

By Emily Hawkins

Richard Harrington, Under Secretary of State for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS), has said he will consider calls for a review into the pubs code to begin at the start of 2019.

Bottle banks: reducing waste can help your bottom line

Why reducing pub waste makes sense

By Claire Churchard

As consumer awareness and concerns about waste increases, smart hospitality businesses are already looking at how they can do more to reduce their environmental footprint.

Pay up: the Low Pay Commission has been urged to 'take caution' when increasing statutory wage rates

BBPA urges restraint on minimum wage increases

By Claire Churchard

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has urged the Low Pay Commission (LPC) to “take caution in increasing all statutory wage rates in April 2019” as pubs face a tough trading period.

MRO concerns: evidence given to PCA was 'comprehensive', says PAS in letter to BBPA

PAS slams BBPA response to PCA's MRO report as ‘utter rubbish’

By Claire Churchard

The Pubs Advisory Service (PAS) has written an open letter criticising the response from the head of the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) to a report providing evidence that pub companies are blocking tied tenants’ access to the market rent only...