Tip tackle: new bill enforces employers to share gratuities equally

Tip sharing 'another tax' for the sector to foot

By Alice Leader

Mixed feelings have been expressed after the Queen announced that employers must hand over all tips to their staff as part of a new bill unveiled in the Queen’s speech.

Greg Mulholland and Nigel Adams: in support of protecting pubs

Planning protection for pubs gains support

By Ewan Turney

A bid to make it harder for "unscrupulous developers" to demolish pubs and community assets could be included in the Decentralism and Localism Bill.

Adams: wants to cut pub demolitions

MP steps up battle to preserve pubs

By John Harrington

The MP behind a Bill to make it harder to demolish pubs plans to meet Communities Secretary Eric Pickles to get Government support for the action....

Adams: looking to tighten planning rules to help protect pubs

New Bill could save pubs

By Ewan Turney

A new bill could protect pubs from being demolished without planning permission or changed into cafes without community consent.