The British Beer and Pub Association has said it will investigate 'ways to promote awareness and best practice', including pre-entry industry training, in the wake of serious concerns from tenants about how much drinkable beer is in a barrel.
With swathes of taxation, red tape and bureaucracy seemingly smothering the efforts of licensees to make a decent living, the temptation to bend the rules a little can seem attractive. But such a course could prove a costly mistake. Jason Piper lifts...
Pubs could be forced to check that their drinks and wholesaler suppliers are registered to sell alcohol to businesses under new Government plans, or face a £5,000 penalty or sanctions against their licence.
The way employers report Pay as You Earn (PAYE) details to HM Revenue & Customs is changing. If you haven’t already prepared for this overhaul you need to do so now. HM Revenue & Custom’s Jane Brothwood explains
A group of MPs have slammed HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for failing to effectively tackle alcohol fraud and have claimed the Government department does not understand the implications for the industry of introducing fiscal stamps on beer bottles.
Licensees need to set aside their VAT rebates on amusement with prizes (AWP) machines, warns expert. A European Court of Justice case, scheduled for 30 June, could set a precedent allowing HMRC to appeal the refunds.