British Pub Confederation

Down: on-trade beer volume sales continued to decline

Pub beer sales down 2.9%

By Liam Coleman

More than 100,000 fewer barrels of beer were sold in pubs in the final months of 2016 compared to the year before, while off-trade beer sales continued to rise, according to figures from the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA).

Pressure: parliament backs motion on rethink in the PCA appointment process

PCA appointment rethink backed by Parliament

By Liam Coleman

Parliament has delivered a further blow to Paul Newby by backing a motion calling on the Government to "reopen the appointment process for the PCA (pubs code adjudicator)".

Is Newby conflicted? Key points about the new pubs code adjudicator

Paul Newby

Is Newby conflicted? Key points about the new pubs code adjudicator

By Oli Gross

Paul Newby’s appointment as pubs code adjudicator has come under intense scrutiny amid claims of conflict of interest, culminating in a grilling at a Business Innovation and Skills select committee last week. The Publican’s Morning Advertiser looks at...