On the career path: The thin blue line


On the career path: The thin blue line

By Paul Chase

The freedom to trade and to operate in a fair, flexible market place is key to the health and prosperity of the pub and bar sector.

What sets you apart from the crowd?


What sets you apart from the crowd?

By Neil Morgan, Christie + Co

When it comes to buying a pub ‘location location location’ has always been a key consideration and you will often pay a premium for a pub in a town or city centre with a high footfall.

Make sure staff are well briefed during the festive season


Making the most of Christmas:top tips

By Jo Bruce

Love it or hate it Christmas is here again: arguably the most critical time of year for our industry. The bookings schedule is crazy, the clientele is demanding, the chef is on his knees and the staff are either burned out or partying hard!

Zonal has moved to a new HQ in Edinburgh

EPOS supplier Zonal expects turnover to top £50m

By John Harrington, M&C Report

Zonal, the electronic point of sale (EPOS) supplier to the hospitality and leisure sector, expects full-year turnover to grow from £41.3m to £52m in the year to 30 June 2014 as the group expands its operations and continues to innovate.

Jake Kwan:

Building a sense of community

By Jake Kwan

Four years ago, I was given the opportunity to take over the tenancy of a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) pub, the Barley Mow in Bedford, one of the oldest such venues in the country.

Heinken plans to complete all the changes by mid-2015

Heineken announces services moving to Poland and 55 job cuts

By Ellie Bothwell

Heineken UK is relocating some of its “transactional” services to Poland and will axe 55 jobs at the beginning of next month, as part of a series of changes to its finance team, the Publican’s Morning Advertiser has learnt.

JLA: acquired the Carford Group

JLA acquires the Carford Group

By Lesley Foottit

JLA has acquired independent catering equipment distrbutor and service provider the Carford Group.