Strong as an ox: an in depth look at why Oxford may be the place for you

Regional report

What makes Oxford a good place to own a pub?

By Michelle Perrett

Residence of many operators, including home-grown brewer Brakspear, Oxfordshire offers plenty to the on-trade with a growth in population on the cards.

making families welcome pubs

Families still feel unwelcome in pubs

By Emily Sutherland

Families visiting pubs, bars, cafes and restaurants still experience “covert or overt animosity” and are acutely aware of being unwelcome, according to new research.

Be At One sees sales growth of 42% over six months

Be At One sees sales growth of 42% over six months

By Mark Wingett, M&C Report

Be At One, the Piper-backed cocktail bar chain, has reported a 9% increase in like-for-like sales for the 26 weeks to 28 September and secured a further regional site in Oxford.

Jamie King: mammouth trifle

Pub chef in a monster trifle

By Jo Bruce

Pub chef Jamie King, of the Anchor in Walton Manor, has created a giant 200kg trifle for TV show Monster Munchies.

BII: hosting business event

Business tips at Oxford BII meeting

By Lesley Foottit

Licensees can get top tips and business advice for a bright 2010 from industry speakers at the Thames Valley region BII meeting in March. Phil...