Pubs

Long reputation: Barworks has been running for more than two decades

The secrets behind Barworks' success

By Nikkie Thatcher

The trio of businessmen behind Barworks unveiled their first site more than 20 years ago but the ethos is still to make places look great and offer great value for great food.

Looking ahead: Young's boss Patrick Dardis remained positive for the future of the pub group

Young’s sees profit slip

By Nikkie Thatcher

Young’s saw its operating profit drop by 3.8% in the 26 weeks to 30 September 2019, its interim results revealed.

Fraud avoidance: Arun Chauhan, founder of Tenet Compliance & Litigation, addresses delegates at the MA500 meeting in Bath

How the wrong pub culture can put you at high risk of fraud

By Arun Chauhan

Pub landlords and owners (from large groups to single sites) need to engage differently with their teams to ensure they’re highly engaged and motivated, leading to a positive working culture.
Arun Chauhan, founder of Tenet Compliance & Litigation...

Hard stat: more than 10m people in the UK have a criminal record

Could hiring ex-offenders help tackle chef shortage?

By Nikkie Thatcher

How do you solve these problems: rehabilitating prisoners so they can rejoin society in a working capacity and an industry crying out for employees to fill huge staff shortages? Charity group Only A Pavement Away has the answers.

Up for sale: the Constitution in Camden, north London, is one of the three sites on the market

Pubs of Distinction set to leave industry

By Nikkie Thatcher

Multiple operator Pubs of Distinction is selling its three free-of-tie London sites as the company is looking to exit the market to concentrate on other businesses.

Top of the list: JD Wetherspoon's rooms (not pictured) fared well in the survey

JDW 'best hotel group' in UK

By Nikkie Thatcher

JD Wetherspoon (JDW) was rated one of the best hotel chains in the UK, according to review site Which?.

Looking ahead: the trade had called on the Government to re-evaluate business rates and beer duty

What does the cancelled Budget mean for pubs?

By Nikkie Thatcher

The pub trade still needs Governmental action, particularly around business rates, regardless of the fact the Budget has now been cancelled, a trade body has warned.