Confusion: publicans were left wondering if reopening guidance meant they should restrict numbers to 30 people

No cap on numbers for pubs

By Emily Hawkins

Pubs do not have to cap their numbers to 30 people, The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial strategy (BEIS) has confirmed to The Morning Advertiser (MA).

Timetable needed: BEIS minister Richard Harrington will take into consideration calls to begin a review into the pubs code early next year

Pubs code review considered for early 2019

By Emily Hawkins

Richard Harrington, Under Secretary of State for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS), has said he will consider calls for a review into the pubs code to begin at the start of 2019.