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Government announces shock smoking ban U-turn

Legislation

Government announces shock smoking ban U-turn

By Philip Morris

The Government has made a shock decision to reverse the smoking ban for one day only so pubs can celebrate the Queen’s birthday “in style” this summer.

Publican Awards 2016: Best pub employer (2-50 sites)

Publican Awards 2016: Best pub employer (2-50 sites)

By Ben Winstanley

The New World Trading Company has taken home the gong for Best Pub Employer (2-50 sites), sponsored by Sky, at the 25th anniversary of the Publican Awards, held at Battersea Evolution in London.

MA300 Nottingham: study tour venues revealed

MA300 Nottingham: study tour venues revealed

By Emily Sutherland

This month's MA300 event, which will take place on Wednesday 27 January 2016, is heading to Nottingham, a city whose strong brewing heritage and passion for craft beer has seen a wave of operators setting up shop. For Castle Rock's Lewis Townsend,...

Don't miss out: enter the Publican Awards now

Events

Don't miss out: enter the Publican Awards now

By PMA

There’s still an opportunity for award winning pub companies to test their mettle following a week’s extension to the Publican Awards 2016 entry deadline.

Time is running out to enter the Top 50 Gastropubs Awards 2016

Top 50 Gastropubs Awards 2016

Top 50 Gastropubs Awards entry deadline extended

By Nicholas Robinson

The entry deadline for the Estrella Damm Top 50 Gastropubs Awards has been extended to Friday 30 October, allowing more time for great food-serving pubs to get their entries in.

Dark Star will focus on small, wet led pubs

MA300

Shine on: Dark Star talks expansion plans

By Emily Sutherland

It’s been an impressive journey for Dark Star, going from a tiny brew plant in the cellar of a Brighton pub to a successful craft brewer on the brink of rolling out 20 pubs.

Whiting & Hammond MD Brian Whiting

MA300

Whiting & Hammond secures eighth site

By Michelle Perrett

Whiting and Hammond, the pub and restaurant group, will open its eighth pub site in mid-August at the Blue Ball in Walton on the Hill, Surrey.

How to face a licensing hearing - and win

legal advice

How to face a licensing hearing - and win

By Poppleston Allen

In this article, we highlight some more practical issues that operators can face if they choose or are otherwise required to attend a licensing hearing without legal representation.

Ex-Punch employee loses unfair dismissal claim

Ex-Punch employee loses unfair dismissal claim

By Ellie Bothwell

A former employee of Punch Taverns has lost a tribunal case, in which he had accused the pub company of unfair dismissal and detriment following whistle blowing.

Appletiser fans could win a trip to Finland this Christmas

Christmas on-trade campaign for Appletiser

By Robyn Black

Designated drivers and other non-drinkers will get the chance to win a trip to Finland this Christmas, as part of a new on-trade campaign for Appletiser.

7 tips for best practice when you're absent from the business

7 tips for best practice when you're absent from the business

By Poppleston Allen

What happens when you are absent from the business, either on holiday or for a period of absence? How confident are you that the premises will be running in the same efficient manner when you come back as when you left? A simple checklist should help...