Women

What can the sector do to boost gender equality?

MA Leaders Club

Campaign to boost diversity launched

By Nikkie Thatcher

A new campaign to level the playing field for professional women across the sector has been unveiled.

Developed role: 'When I look back, I am grateful for the changes and the education it has brought forward in many aspects of my life'

International Women's Day 2021

'Vast improvements' for women working in pubs

By Debbie Baisden, the Rayleigh Arms, Terling, Essex

My younger self did not take any notice of such events as International Women’s Day.

Women in leadership: 'There's some real talent and I think it’s just about stepping up and showing that that talent is there,' Carmen O'Neal says

International Women's Day 2021

Time to ‘step up’ and showcase female talent in drinks and hospitality

By Stuart Stone

Managing director of the 2020 UK Gin Producer of the Year, Carmen O'Neal distills why she believes International Women's Day has taken on added significance during the Covid-19 pandemic, and why collaboration is key to women continuing to unlock...

International Women's Day: we asked dozens of the hospitality sector's future leaders for their opinions on the state of the trade

International Women's Day 2021

Rising stars: the next generation of women leading in the pub sector

By The Morning Advertiser

To celebrate women across the on-trade and showcase the opportunities the next generation are grabbing with both hands, The Morning Advertiser has asked some of the most inspiring people in the sector to share their stories so far.

International Women's Day: we asked dozens of leading women in the hospitality for their opinions on the state of the trade

International Women's Day 2021

Women who've made their mark in the pub sector

By The Morning Advertiser

To champion and celebrate women in the on-trade, at all levels and across a variety of job functions, The Morning Advertiser ​has collected the life stories and advice from some of the most inspiring people in the sector.

To celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March 2021, The MA is creating a list of 30 inspiring women under-30 to highlight the next generation of leaders in the pub trade

MA to celebrate next generation of pub trade leaders for IWD 2021

By The Morning Advertiser

To celebrate International Women’s Day and raise awareness of the remarkable people we have in the sector, The MA is creating a list of 30 inspiring women under-30 to highlight the next generation of leaders in the pub trade.

Attractive offer: pubs are experiencing a healthy growth from smaller demographics

Women drive pub visit growth

By Alice Leader

New insight shows that pub visits by men declined by 0.8% in 2019, but there was a 1.6% increase in female customers, who now account for 48.7% of all pub customers.

International Women's Day: chefs at the top of pub food game

International Women's Day

Women who lead in pub kitchens

By Nicholas Robinson

As a society, we are working harder than ever to ensure equality and diversity in every aspect of business. Unfortunately, though, there is still a way to go before true equality is achieved.

International Women's Day: Sally Abé

International Women's Day

How the Harwood Arms' head chef Sally Abé got there

By Emily Hawkins

London's only Michelin-starred gastropub is headed by Sally Abé. In this feature, supported by Knorr, she gives advice on how to get to the top and argues that we need to challenge the "macho image" of kitchens.