Licensees recognised at Pubwatch conference

Licensees recognised at Pubwatch conference

By Adam Pescod

National Pubwatch recognised the good practice displayed by two licensees — Janet Dooner and Miles Murphy — by presenting them each with an Outstanding Contribution Award last week.

Smoking: ban amended in Netherlands

Netherlands amends smoking ban in pubs

By Lesley Foottit

The Netherlands has become the first European country to overturn its smoking ban — by allowing more than 2,000 pubs to re-introduce smoking.

Mike Benner: Calls on Government to reconsider tax hikes

Beer drinkers' £100m tax bombshell

By Gemma McKenna

Raising duty and VAT will see UK beer drinkers shelling out an extra £100m by the end of 2010, says the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA).

Carlsberg: sponsoring Euro 2012

Carlsberg sponsors Euro 2012

By John Harrington

Carlsberg has announced its sponsorship of the Euro 2012 football tournament. It's the seventh time the brewer has sponsored the European...

Geoff Brown, Punch Taverns

Geoff Brown, Punch Taverns

By MA reporter

It will be harder to generate sales from Euro 2008 with no Home Nations involved but it won't be impossible. You just need to be more creative and...

Hop to it

Hop to it

At Wingersheim, a small town at the centre of the Alsace hop farms, I travelled on a bumpy trailer behind a tractor to view the fields with their...