Strike Action

Logistics deliveries could be affected by strike action

Unite in talks over Kuehne + Nagel pub strike

By Michelle Perrett

Talks to avoid disruption to the deliveries of Fosters, Heineken, Kronenbourg, John Smith’s, Strongbow and Britvic soft drinks are set to take place today.

'Should the price of a pint be flagged up in pubs?', asks Rob Willock

Panic-buying: 'Won’t get fuelled again'

By Rob Willock

As the country is, perhaps temporarily, released from the grip of panic over the vague threat of fuel tanker driver strikes, one cannot help but imagine whether and how the same level of hysteria could ever be whipped up about beer.

Stricter guidelines for business rates appeals

Licensees face appeal woe

By Gurjit Degun

Licensees contesting their 2010 business rates could see their appeals thrown out if new, stricter deadlines are not met. Under old procedures the...

GMB: backing tied tenants

GMB backing 60 pub tenants against pubcos

By Gemma McKenna

Trade union the GMB is backing 60 hosts in legal cases against pub companies over "lease issues and Brulines fines". GMB national officer Paul...