Moderate alcohol consumption can


Alcohol 'good for body and mind'

By Sara Hussein

Moderate and low-alcohol consumption could “improve” people’s personal and mental wellbeing, according to a recent study. 

The Star Inn will become a Co-op


Pub stripped of ACV status to become Co-op store

By Emily Sutherland

A Surrey pub that was stripped of its asset of community value status in September will be turned in to a Co-op after Woking Borough Council approved an application for change of use.

There has been a dramatic decline in the number of young people drinking

1 in 5 millennials teetotal according to new survey

By Emily Sutherland

One in five 16-24 year olds don’t drink any alcohol at all according to a new survey, with two thirds reporting that alcohol was either not very important or not at all important to their social lives.

The judging panel is looking for businesses that train employees and support the local community

Pubs urged to shout about their work for the community

By Ellie Bothwell

Pubs are being encouraged to contact their local MPs and shout about their work for the community after the All-Party Parliamentary Corporate Responsibility Group (APCRG) launched a new initiative to celebrate responsible businesses.

Simon Hall: 'It appears that fear of the unknown is one of the major factors in play for prospective purchases'

Fleurets: Being an ‘asset of community value’ is not an advantage

By Simon Hall

Last month the Campaign for Real Ale revealed that 600 pubs had been labelled assets of community value and this week the Government pledged to tighten planning regulations around ACV-listed pubs. But how does the listing affect the sale of a pub? Simon...

Karen Fewell believes you need to entertain on social networks to get customers to engage with you


What’s the secret to social media?

By PubFood

Karen Fewell, founder of @DigitalBlonde, a digital marketing consultancy and marketing training company for the hospitality industry helps answer the question

British Pub Week: take part in the celebration

British Pub Week's Thrive on 5 link-up

By Ewan Turney

British Pub Week, which celebrates the very best of British hospitality, is back for another year — and will link up with the campaign to cut VAT...

British Pub Week: Sky is on board

Sky backs British Pub Week

By Ewan Turney

Sky has announced its backing for British Pub Week, which runs from 30 October to 6 November. The week aims to promote the all that is great about...

Courage: survey showed pub is best place for conversation

Pub is hub of conversation

By Ewan Turney

The pub is the best place outside the home for conversation, according to a new survey by Courage Beer. 50% of those quizzed have made new friends...

Muir: looking for volunteers

Group to measure pub community value

By Gemma McKenna

The IPPR is looking for pubs to volunteer for a scheme which will measure a pub's community value in financial terms.