New officeholder: Fiona Dickie has taken the reins from Paul Newby as the pubs code adjudicator


New PCA demands pubco accountability during Covid-19

By Fiona Dickie

On her first day in office, new pubs code adjudicator Fiona Dickie explains, in her own words, that an intelligent approach to regulation can see a strong tenanted sector emerge from coronavirus lockdown.

Coronavirus update for pubs weekend of 2-3 May


Weekend news bulletin for pubs - 2 and 3 May

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser's editor Ed Bedington reviews the biggest news stories from the pub sector after another week in lockdown ahead of the weekend of 2 and 3 May.

Dead money: Philip Kolvin QC and Clare Eames suggest possible solutions to the late-night levy issue

Late-night levy in lockdown

By Philip Kolvin QC and Clare Eames

Cornerstone Barristers’ Philip Kolvin QC and Clare Eames, a partner at licensing solicitors Poppleston Allen, give their take on late-night levy charges, which are payments for nothing during the coronavirus lockdown.