Return of the Six Nations presents a prime opportunity to boost footfall in our pubs

This Saturday marks the end of Dry January and the start of the Six Nations - could it also mark the beginning of a busy period for pubs?

The Super Bowl presents a significant opportunity to drive profits in pubs

We all know that football and rugby are at the top of the league when it comes to pulling in punters to watch a game. But why stop there? There are so many sports that could create the atmosphere ...

Shouldn't parents be responsible for how much they drink when looking after their children?

The news that Wetherspoons will be restricting parents with children with them to two alcoholic drinks each has been a hot talking point.

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Britvic invests in independent customers

Sensational Drinks, the free business support trade programme from Britvic, is re-launching this month with a new look digital platform designed to help independent operators save time, reduce costs and build sales with exciting brand new features.


One in four visits to the pub do not feature alcohol, new research has shown

Research has shown that a quarter of all visits to a pub now do not include alcohol.

Rise in punters choosing to drink low or no alcohol drinks

More than half of midlife drinkers have consumed or would try alcohol-free drinks.

Top tips to help draw in the punters during Dry January

We are approaching the quiet month of the year as punters choose to abstain from alcohol following overindulgence in December. So, what can we do to encourage more people to come to the pub?


Poll shows pubs need a broader choice of options on their menus

More than a third of consumers crave food with fever calories, additives and less processing, a survey has shown.

How to sell your healthy food

After a month of overindulgence, many people decide January is the time for a detox. But it can be a difficult time for us in the pub trade as we try to entice in people who are counting the ...

Pubs offer free Christmas dinner for those in need

It's a charitable time of year and many pubs across the country are offering a free Christmas dinner to those in need.


Brewery founder is appointed as president of trade charity

The founder of Titanic Brewery has been announced as the first ever president of PubAid.

Speed bingo game launched for pubs

A new free-to-download bingo game has been launched for publicans to help drive footfall through entertainment.

Rose of Mossley in Liverpool is Charity Pub of the Year 2019

PubAid's Charity Pub of the Year competition, sponsored by Matthew Clark, celebrates the £100m that pubs raise for charity every year.

Small pubs could benefit from government reduction in business rates

Licensees will get a helping hand from the government after the Chancellor announced that business rates will be reduced by £1,000 for small pubs.

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Pub numbers increasing is a cause for celebration but we've still got a way to go

The recent figures that show a rise in pub numbers is welcome news for our industry.