Strike Action

What's in the news 25 November

Another Christmas lost?

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser's Ed Bedington catches up with hospitality expert Paul Pavli to get his take on the week's news, dominated by the rail union's decision to announce fresh strikes.

Increase approved: the beer delivery drivers have accepted the new 4% pay offer (image: Getty/Monty Rakusen)

Draymen pay dispute settled

By Nikkie Thatcher

A pay dispute from 1,000 beer delivery drivers has now been settled after they voted in favour of accepting a higher pay offer.

Plan change: the strike action has been called off while a ballot over the new pay offer takes place (image: Getty/zoranm)

Beer delivery driver strike suspended

By Nikkie Thatcher

The planned strike action by 1,000 draymen, which was set to take place this week and next week has been postponed, following an improved pay offer from GXO Logistics Drinks.

Kuehne + Nagel

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.

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

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...