Gmb Union


The problematic Prime Principle

By Phil Dixon

The lady at the KLM check-in looked me straight in the eye and said: “Sorry Mr Dixon, we are not prepared to accede to your request for an upgrade.”

Charity: GMB has lost interest in the pub trade

GMB’s grand claims were so much hot air

By The PMA Team

It’s not known how many tenants paid to join the GMB on the back of its big claims. But for those that did, there’s a case for asking for your money back, says The PMA Team.

GMB: campaigning for tenants

GMB: pubco rents give supermarkets the edge

By John Harrington, M&C Report

The GMB union has launched a fresh attack on rents charged by pub companies, which it blames for hastening a decline in sales at pubs against...

GMB: targeting pubcos

GMB attacks pubcos on tax

By John Harrington

The GMB union has included pubcos in its attack on corporations that avoid paying tax. A GMB resolution, to be presented at the Labour Party...

GMB: ballot on rent strike

GMB eyes pub rent strikes

By John Harrington

The GMB Union says it will ballot members on the possibility of industrial action to secure a better deal for pub tenants. The union has agreed to...

BII's Neil Robertson and Fair Pint's Karl Harrison outside the first mediation meeting

'Pubco mediation a sham', GMB tells EU

By Ewan Turney

Anti-pubco campaigners will tell EU officials the pubco mediation process is a sham and action is needed to outlaw the beer tie. The GMB Union and...

Sheffield rebels: meeting was attended by around 100 concerned tenants

Enterprise rebels join forces with GMB

By Tony Halstead

Rebel Enterprise Inns licensees are to join forces with the GMB union to strengthen their hand in a bid to get a better deal from the pubco giant. A...

Enterprise: proud to support tenants

Enterprise wades in on pub closures row

By Ewan Turney

The row over pub closure figures rumbles on with Enterprise claiming the GMB union figures are "inaccurate" and "highly misleading". Last week, the...

GMB union urges end to beer tie

GMB union urges end to beer tie

By John Harrington

1,131 tied pubs owned by seven pubcos have closed since December 2005 and action is needed, says GMB - but BBPA argues the tie has "nothing to do with closures