Minimum Wage

Pay up: the Low Pay Commission has been urged to 'take caution' when increasing statutory wage rates

BBPA urges restraint on minimum wage increases

By Claire Churchard

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has urged the Low Pay Commission (LPC) to “take caution in increasing all statutory wage rates in April 2019” as pubs face a tough trading period.

Pub pay: a fair wage for pub staff?

Pub salaries – who gets paid the most?

By Nicholas Robinson

Employment in pubs is at a five-year high, with staff on average paid more than the national living wage. However, the trade still struggles to fill vacancies and some workers can feel short-changed when it comes to salaries

Wave of cost rises: After an expensive year, it's worth setting aside time to prioritise cost management

Cost cutters: ways to reduce the 3 biggest pub costs

By Claire Churchard

As pubs battle ever-rising overheads and the ongoing uncertainty of Brexit, The Morning Advertiser looks at the three main costs for pubs and outlines some ways to cut them down to size

'Greatest expansion': Theresa May will unveil 11 pledges as part of the Conservative manifesto

General election 2017

Tory party pledges ‘greatest expansion’ of workers’ rights

By Georgina Townshend, Claire Churchard

The Conservative Government has pledged to initiate “the greatest expansion of workers’ rights” by any Tory leadership in history if the party wins next month’s general election, affecting pub employers large and small.