National Minimum Wage

Government rule: workers benefit but pubs have to pay the wages

Licensees may make sacrifices over wage increases

By Alice Leader

While workers will receive a greater reward for their hard work through upcoming national living wage (NLW) and national minimum wage (NMW) increases, could this put pressure on operators in a time of great economic uncertainty?

Workers underpaid: the BBPA said there are difficulties with national minimum wage payments

Revolution Bars Group underpays workers

By Emily Hawkins

Revolution Bars Group were among more than 200 employers that had not paid staff the correct wages, according to Government findings.

Time to raise our game across the pub board

Editorial

Time to raise our game across the pub board

By Ed Bedington

The Chancellor’s decision not to extend rate relief for a further year was a nice kick in the teeth for the trade, and just in time for Christmas too!

Pubs urged to pay staff living wage

Pubs urged to pay staff living wage

By Mike Berry

A Devon licensee who is paying her staff the living wage has called on other pubs to help change the trade’s reputation as a low-pay sector.