Glass

Transparent: It will pay operators everywhere to overhaul their glassware, Jo Bruce reports

How reconsidering glassware will benefit your pub

By Jo Bruce

With the pull of a quality glass receptacle for drinkers clear for all to see from the wealth of pictures now posted on social media, it will pay operators everywhere to overhaul their glassware

Glassware: How it adds value

Business Support

Glassware: How it adds value

By Fiona McLelland

With customer perception enhanced by quality of serve, Fiona McLelland looks at how correct glassware and standard of serve continues to be crucial for pubs.

Pubs are now required to offer wine to customers in 125ml measures

Minority of pubs failing 'smaller measures' test

By Mike Berry

One in seven pubs would not serve customers a 125ml glass of wine if they asked for it, despite it being a legal requirement under recent amendments to the Licensing Act.

Some operators argue that good quality polycarbonate glasses are expensive

Top tips on pub glassware safety

By Poppleston Allen

Reports of glassing incidents inevitably lead the police, council authorities, judges and politicians calling for a nationwide ban on the use of glassware in licensed premises and promote the use of polycarbonate bottles and drinking vessels. These tips...

Licensee's polycarbonate plea

Licensee's polycarbonate plea

By Gurjit Degun

A Cornwall licensee has called for the Government to introduce legislation forcing all pubs to use only polycarbonate glasses and bottles in their premises.

New glasses: tougher

Safer pint glasses unveiled

By Ewan Turney

Two new safer pint glasses have been launched, following a series of trials by two major suppliers. The glasses were inspired by the Government's...

Recall: check the best before date

Fuller's recalls some bottled ales

By John Harrington

London brewer Fuller's is recalling a small number of bottled ales over fears that fragments of glass could appear inside. The recall relates to...

Glassware: police want action

Strathclyde pubs: ditch glass or else

By John Harrington

Police have warned Strathclyde pubs to ditch glass "as soon as reasonably practical" - or risk licence reviews if attacks occur on-site or nearby....

Police want pubs to use toughened glass

Row over Glasgow pub glass ban

By Gemma McKenna

A row has erupted over plans to get Glasgow pubs to use only toughened glasses within six months. An initiative, launched in the city today with...

New glass design: difficult to break

No help to buy safer glass

By John Harrington

The new safer glassware promoted by the Government will cost about the same as standard toughened glasses. But the Government has "no plans" to...

Stella Artois: improved challis glass

InBev improves Stella's chalice glass

By Robyn Lewis

InBev UK is to distribute more than 300,000 new, improved Stella Artois chalice glasses to licensees around the country. The glass has been...

LETTERs

LETTERs

The sharp end of the pub trade I read with great interest your article "Punch executives land double-digit pay rises" (MA, 10 January 2008). It's...

Safety prompts host to switch to plastic

Safety prompts host to switch to plastic

By Ewan Turney

A Hampshire-based multiple operator has decided to introduce polycarbonate glass-ware in all five of his venues. Philip Cox said the switch was due...

Gwent police push for plastic

Gwent police push for plastic

By Tony Halstead

Police in Gwent, South Wales, have become the latest force to urge pubs and clubs to switch to plastic. Gwent licensing officer PC Jim Aitken urged...

Newport police in big push for plastic

Newport police in big push for plastic

By Ewan Turney

Newport police is the latest force to push for a blanket glass ban in all city-centre venues. Police have applied to the Community Safe partnership...

Glass war

Glass war

By Gareth Iacobucci

"We've had no deaths, but we've had a couple of throat slashings, and if we can prevent one death, it's worth doing."In the face of emotive comments...

MA petitions Prime Minister

MA petitions Prime Minister

Morning Advertiser launches online petition on the Prime Minister's website opposing the introduction of blanket glass bans.