Hygiene + Cleaning

Research revealed: more information on the recycling initiative were outlined in a consultation response (image: Getty/Paper Boat Creative)

Gov reveals DRS details

By Rebecca Weller

Environment minister Rebecca Pow has today (Friday 20 January) announced new plans for the Deposit Return Scheme to reduce litter and plastic pollution.

CMBC technical specialist John Fogg Q&A session

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All the technical help you need for cask

By Gary Lloyd

Adding a cask beer offering to your pub can be a great way to introduce a new revenue stream while paying homage to what many describe as the most quintessentially British of products.

St Austell Brewery talks about cask quality and give top tips

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Top cellar tips to ensure quality cask

By Su Stafford, St Austell Brewery trade quality manager

When it comes to cask beer, cellar management is key to achieving top quality and taste. St Austell Brewery’s trade quality manager, Su Stafford, gives her top tips.

Mandatory introduction: the ratings scheme is compulsory in Wales and Northern Ireland but not in England (image: Getty/navorolphotography)

Call for mandatory food hygiene rating display

By Nikkie Thatcher

The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) has renewed its call to introduce a mandatory food hygiene rating for food businesses, such as pubs, in England.

Call for information: the NTIA wants data released on why nightclubs were forced to close longer than other businesses (credit: Getty/gilaxia)

NTIA welcomes end of Welsh Covid Pass but demands inquiry

By Gary Lloyd

The Night Time Industries Association (NTIA) has demanded to see the evidence that forced the closure of nightclubs in Wales longer than other businesses but welcomed the news Covid Passes are being scrapped from today (Friday 18 February).

Unique product: cask ale is typically British and can't be recreated outside the pub (credit: Getty/urbancow)

Don’t undersell cask beer – it can’t be replicated at home

By Gary Lloyd

“There’s nothing like this.” Some of the more ‘seasoned’ readers may remember this as a hit song for soul singer Omar 30 years again when it peaked at number 14 in the UK music charts. However, the statement also rings true of cask ale.

Legislation incoming: CPL Learning's Jamie Campbell talks about Natasha's Law

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84% back allergy legislation

By Gary Lloyd

More than eight out of 10 people believe the introduction of new legislation is a positive change when it comes to selling food that is pre-packed for direct sale (PPDS), according to CPL Learning.

Procedure in place: Brendan Padfield, owner of multi award-winning and Estrella Damm Top 50 Gastropub, the Unruly Pig, in Woodbridge, Suffolk explains why he wholeheartedly recommends workplace lateral flow testing


Caring for customers, caring for your team

By Brendan Padfield, the Unruly Pig, Woodbridge, Suffolk

This pandemic has hit the whole country so hard. Hospitality, as a sector, has perhaps been hardest hit, having been closed for a total of nine and a half months via three lockdowns since March 2020.

Nuptial rules: pubs that host weddings will now be able to house larger numbers than 30 but the capacity will depend on social distancing measures (image: Getty/nurdanst)

What are the rules for pubs from Monday 21 June?

By Nikkie Thatcher

Broadly speaking, Covid measures in pubs won't change from next week as the proposed lifting of restrictions at step four of the Government's roadmap has been postponed until Monday 19 July.

How can I get Heineken SmartDispense in my pub?

Free Heineken SmartDispense up for grabs

By Heineken

Heineken is giving twelve lucky operators the chance to win with SmartDispense over the next 12 months, inclusive of three years free services and line cleaning as well as additional staff training benefits and access to the Heineken Buying Club – all...

How many outbreaks occurred in pubs?

Pub outbreak numbers reveal restriction scandal

By Ed Bedington

One hundred and seven. Read that again - 107. That is the total number of outbreaks in pub settings between June 2020 and February 2021 - a statistic that has been the bedrock on which this Government has built its campaign of hostility towards a trade...

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How can pubs prepare to reopen in 2021?

By The Morning Advertiser

With less than a fortnight before outside service is permitted and under two months until inside trading is allowed, Diageo has outlined top tips on how operators can reopen.

Hygiene help: which products are available for pubs to support licensees in opening and running their businesses safely?

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Cleanliness key in fight against coronavirus

By Ed Bedington

Hygiene standards have proven to be a key weapon in the battle against the coronavirus, and with pubs gearing up to open at the end of the latest lockdown, they will continue to play a vital role.

Restrictions eased: since pubs reopened on 4 July, schools and universities have also reopened and the public has been encouraged to return to work

How many coronavirus cases since pubs reopened?

By Nikkie Thatcher

With Government and health experts seemingly pointing the finger at pubs, The Morning Advertiser analyses the number of coronavirus cases reported since the sector reopened up until 15 September.

Using the time wisely: publican Stephen Ward has been ensuring his pub is Covid-secure while it remains closed (image: Mat Fascione, Geograph)

Leicester operator helping community while closed

By Emily Hawkins

A publican in Leicester has shared his experiences of a continued shutdown after the city was placed into a ‘local lockdown’ at the start of the month, owing to high numbers of Covid-19 cases.