Chris Snowden: 'Intervention upon intervention will lead to failure'


Pub industry 'could be nationalised by 2020'

By Ellie Bothwell

The pub industry could be “on its way to nationalisation by 2020” if anti-pubco campaigners continue to lobby for more statutory regulation, a research fellow at the Institute of Economic Affairs predicted.

Reforms to zero hour contracts

Reforms to zero hour contracts

By Poppleston Allen

Sometimes it can be a challenge to plan ahead and predict the number of staff you will require for the weeks ahead, often resulting in being understaffed because you cannot get anyone at short notice or overstaffed and paying an employee who is not required.

The Government plans to introduce new protection for ACV-listed pubs

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Unintended consequences of new pub planning laws

By Mike Berry

Beware of the law of unintended consequences. Community pubs minister Kris Hopkins has announced the Government intends to introduce legislation meaning planning permission would be required to change the use of or demolish a pub listed as an asset of...

Allergens law: Make sure you know food regs

Licensing changes never end

By Poppleston Allen

There have been a lot of changes in the licensing world during the past 12 months and even more are proposed for next year.