Top tip: the free-from category remains the number one food trend

Look into the future of food

By Nikkie Sutton

Pubs need to tap into the future when it comes to food trends, whether that’s a year or 10 down the line. Experts outline which categories are the ones to watch.

A big 'but': business increases but there are still major issues with recruitment

Appetite for eating and drinking out rises

By Nicholas Robinson

Brits are continuing to splurge on meals and drinks out of home, despite a dip in consumer confidence following the Brexit vote, research has claimed. However, recruitment remains a major issue for operators.

Who will pay for food safety regulations?

Who will pay for food safety regulations?

By Andrew Don

The free trade is under threat from a proposed food safety regime that some believe has the potential to inflict huge financial damage unless publicans unite with other small food businesses and fight to get their voice heard.

Pest party: rodents were found in many pubs throughout last month

July's pub pest infestations

By Nikkie Sutton

July seemed to be a popular month for pests visiting pubs with a glut of food hygiene offences committed.