New Year's Day

Rob Willock: Wishing pubs a prosperous festive period

A pub’s the place to be

By Rob Willock

I’ve only just got started, and already I’m editing the final issue of the Publican’s Morning Advertiser of 2011. As is common in the business media, because of the economics of publishing, we now take a Christmas break from producing the PMA in print...

Snow hit trade at many pubs

Festive takings fall for 51% of pubs

By John Harrington

More than half of licensees took less money over this festive period compared to the previous one, although the generally buoyant period between...

Time for celebration?: festive season delivered mixed results

Pubs badly hit by December snow

By MA team

Pub operators have reported the poor weather badly affected the run-up to Christmas although the week between Christmas and New Year saw strong...

Charity: pub trade is still great

The pub trade's got talent

By The PMA Team

As one of the judges for the BII Licensee of the Year awards, The PMA Team reveals the secret that led Richard and Loren Pope to win the title.

Video: Tim Martin on his first pub

Video: Tim Martin on his first pub

By Ewan Turney

JD Wetherspoon founder tells MATV about being locked out, having the windows put in and where the name Wetherspoon came from.

Tiger Tiger: performed well at Christmas and New Year

Record festive take at Novus Lesiure

By Ewan Turney

Tiger Tiger operator Novus Leisure has reported a record festive trading period with like-for-like sales up 15.5% for the three weeks to 1 January....

Intertain: content with Christmas

Intertain reports strong December trading

By The PMA Team

Intertain, the company that runs 60 former Regent Inns Walkabouts and Old Orleans sites, has reported Christmas and New Year trading was strong...