Rooting for the away team: England cricket captain Joe Root

Can you turn Ashes to cash?

By Tommy Leighton

Arguably, the winter’s biggest sporting occasion takes place largely while the UK sleeps, and it could be as tough for publicans to turn the Ashes into a profitable opportunity as it will be for Joe Root and his men to retain the fabled urn, Down Under.

Prestigious accolade: the Coach in Marlow scoops a Michelin star

Tom Kerridge’s Coach wins Michelin star

By Nikkie Sutton

Tom Kerridge’s the Coach in Marlow, Buckinghamshire, was a new addition to this year’s Michelin Guide after it was awarded one star for its food and service.

Holidays: staycations are more popular

Staycations grow hospitality sales by more than 8%

By Nicholas Robinson

Brits are now more inclined to holiday in the UK, providing the on-trade with a substantial boost, although the uncertain economic climate is preventing them from really splashing the cash.