Cliff: Nicholls is confident the industry will not be taken over the edge by Brexit

'No post-Brexit cliff edge' for pub trade

By Liam Coleman

Brexit discussions with the Government are progressing well, Kate Nicholls of the Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) has revealed.

Pubwatch is searching for nominations for unsung heroes

Nominations open for Pubwatch awards

By James Wallin

Licensees that have played a key role in partnership schemes in their area will be recognised in National Pubwatch awards.

The GMV has ruled out a merger with the FLVA in the near future

GMV chair rules out FLVA merger - for now

By Gurjit Degun

The chair of the Guild of Master Victuallers (GMV) has said that the organisation is working more closely with the Federation of Licensed Victuallers Associations (FLVA) but a merger is not imminent.

MP petition urges licensees to accept PASS cards

MP petition urges licensees to accept PASS cards

The Government should make it compulsory for licensees to accept the Proof of Age Standards Scheme (PASS) cards as a valid form of identification – that’s according to a new petition supported by MPs.

BIS: Pubco critics slate Government response

BIS: Pubco critics slate Government response

By Adam Pescod

Anti-tie campaigners have slammed the government’s response to the Business Innovation and Skills Committee’s (BISC) report into the pubco-tenant relationship.

Burdensome regulations: the late-night and early

Trade must fight new legal burdens

By Michelle Perrett

The industry needs to fight its corner to ensure the late-night levy (LNL) and early morning restriction orders (EMROs) are not too burdensome on the trade, claims Peter Coulson, the Publican’s Morning Advertiser’s legal editor.

Some tenants are campaigning for a break in the beer tie

FPB: pubcos holding tenants to ransom

By Michelle Perrett

The Forum of Private Business (FPB) has called for stronger regulation of the pub trade claiming pubcos are holding tenants to ransom.