Steve Alton

Call on Government: BII CEO Steve Alton (left) with The Morning Advertiser editor Ed Bedington

BII demands Gov support for pubs in Budget

By Gary Lloyd

The British Institute of Innkeeping (BII) has demanded Government investment in pubs in the upcoming Budget as more than six out of 10 pubs reported revenues losses or flat trade in 2023.

What does 2024 hold for pubs?

New Year 2024

Industry hopes and fears: Part one

By Ed Bedington

With 2024 looming, we spoke to a number of leading industry figures to get their thoughts on what the year ahead will hold.

How can pubs target their MPs on rates campaign?

Call for pubs to step up on rates campaigning

By Ed Bedington

With many pubs struggling to break even, operators are being urged to increase pressure through their local MPs around business rates relief as the Government Autumn Statement approaches.

What's in the news 16 June

Review of the Week

Reasons to be cheerful

By Ed Bedington

The MA's Ed Bedington caught up with the BII's Steve Alton to take a look at the week's events, from epic cycle rides to positive news on business rates and beyond.

Trade issues: BII boss Steve Alton warned of the difficulties currently facing the sector

‘Viable businesses will be lost from communities’

By Nikkie Thatcher

The Government’s latest announcement including asking people to work from home to help curb the spread of the Omicron variant could mean viable businesses will be lost, one sector leader has said.

BII ceo on the plight of British pubs

Opinion

Destroying our nation's heritage

By Steve Alton

We are a nation of pub lovers. To us they represent more than just places to eat and drink, they are the places that we connect as people.