Government

Real reasons

Real reasons

behind reform It does seem that despite the overwhelming tide of concern and opposition to this Government's proposal to reform liquor licensing, it...

Authority figures

Authority figures

As the licensing debate rages on, the government responds to trade concernThe licensing debate still rages on, with local authority power the most...

Train of thought

Train of thought

Phil Mellows talks to Declan Swan, director of the Hospitality Training Foundation, about the government's new Sector Skills CouncilsThe incumbent...

Wages

Wages

With the rate of the national minimum wage rising next month, we take a look at the basic rules and regulations that must be followed when paying...

Know your units

Know your units

The 'units' system of measuring alcohol consumption causes some confusion among customers and licensees. John Porter looks at how it works and how it...