The worst football team will win a year’s sponsorship worth £1,000 from the brand

Flaming Grill on search for worst football team

By Ellie Bothwell

Spirit Pub Company brand Flaming Grill is on the hunt for football teams that are “more Sunday League zero than Premiership hero” as it aims to crown the UK’s worst football teams.

Mast-Jäegermeister has warned pubs that it will crack down on venues 'passing off' its product

Jägermeister targets pubs 'passing off'

By Ellie Bothwell

Mast-Jäegermeister UK has warned it will take legal action against pubs and clubs that repeatedly ‘pass off’ and ‘pour over’ as part of a fresh crackdown.

The PMA's Brands Report 2014 is available to download

Free download: Brands Report 2014

By Jessica Mason

Don't leave your drinks stocking decisions to chance. Instead, be guided by the Brands Report 2014 - valuable insight into which brands and their variants are selling fastest, as well as those falling out of favour. Download the report for FREE today.

M&B bought Orchid last month

M&B makes key appointments to oversee Orchid integration

By John Harrington

Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) has made two internal appointments to oversee the absorption of the 173 former Orchid Pub Company sites into its estate, the Publican's Morning Advertiser's sister title M&C Report has learnt.

Stonegate chair Ian Payne wants to double the size of its Slug & Lettuce estate

Stonegate acquires 13 Living Room sites

By John Harrington

Stonegate Pub Company, the managed operator backed by TDR Capital, has completed the acquisition of 13 Living Room sites from Premium Bars & Restaurants (PBR) in a deal thought to be valued at around £10m.

Stonegate rumoured to be in talks

Stonegate believed to be in talks to acquire Living Room chain

By Mark Wingett

Stonegate Pub Company, the managed operator backed by TDR Capital, is believed to be in exclusive talks to acquire the 14-strong Living Room chain, which is valued at around £10m, the Publican's Morning Advertiser sister title M&C Report understands.

The new Young's ram logo

Young's to rebrand managed estate and beers

By John Harrington

Young & Co’s Brewery will rebrand its Young's managed estate of 125 pubs over the next 24 months, as well as the range of ales it licenses to Charles Wells.