Search hots up for pubs code adjudicator

By Emily Sutherland

The search for the new pubs code adjudicator is gaining momentum, with “significant interest” in the post, according to the Government.

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

Pubco mediation: talks set to continue

By Ewan Turney

The mediation process will continue despite being scheduled to finish yesterday. The parties involved will now consult their members on the way forward.

Bish: consequences of failure too awful to contemplate

ALMR boss 'hopeful' over mediation

By Ewan Turney

The alternatives to the landmark mediation process failing are "too awful to contemplate", one trade leader has warned as the final round of meetings get underway. ALMR boss Nick Bish is hopeful an agreement can be reached.

Punch: BEC promises

Punch makes BEC promises

By The PMA Team

Punch has confirmed that it will be backing a range of recommendations contained within the highly critical BEC report.