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Preparing for the threat of terror

Preparing for the threat of terror

Horrific attacks in Manchester and London this summer shocked the nation. With BrewDog announcing terror training for all its pub staff, we ask how can you prepare for such a nightmare scenario?

Preparing for the threat of terror
A peek at a pub that inspired Charlie Chaplin

A peek at a pub that inspired Charlie Chaplin

The blend of old and new at The Tankard has been done so well that it is easy to imagine a young Charlie Chaplin peering in from the street outside to see his father propping up the bar.

A peek at a pub that inspired Charlie Chaplin
Dulux's colour of 2018 is Heart Wood

The Colour of the Year is “Heart Wood.” Whatever that is…

Thinking of redecorating and desperate to find out what the colour of the year 2018 will be? We thought so.

Dulux's colour of 2018 is Heart Wood
Pints of Poppy will support British Legion

Pints of Poppy will support British Legion

Licensees in the Ei Group estate can raise a pint and pounds for the poppy appeal at the same time.

Pints of Poppy will support British Legion
Chimney Safety Week runs from 4 to 10 September

Are your fires safe - and legal?

Chimney Fire Safety Week is upon us (4 to 10 September) and experts are warning that too many licensees are using the wrong type of wood in woodburners, pizza ovens and open fires.

Chimney Safety Week runs from 4 to 10 September
There's a new way to check if staff have right to work

There's a new way to check if staff have right to work

A new service has been launched to help landlords check job applicants have the legal right to work in the UK.

There's a new way to check if staff have right to work
How to protect yourself from a cyber attack

How to protect yourself from a cyber attack

In what is believed to be a hospitality industry first an insurance company is offering pubs the chance to protect themselves from a cyber attack.

How to protect yourself from a cyber attack
BrewDog staff trained to deal with terror attack

BrewDog staff trained to deal with terror attack

Staff at all BrewDog bars in the UK are to be given major incident training to help them deal with the threat of terror.

BrewDog staff trained to deal with terror attack
Keeping it in the family

Keeping it in the family

Some pubs just feel right the moment you walk in.

Keeping it in the family
Scores of Brits will travel miles for a good pub

Scores of Brits will travel miles for a good pub

A UK wide survey has revealed that one in 10 Brits are willing to travel up to 20 miles to a “celebrated” pub.
Scores of Brits will travel miles for a good pub
Bar accidentally leaks private notes about its customers

Bar accidentally leaks private notes about its customers

It's your worst fear - a restaurant has mistakenly leaked notes from its booking system about customers, but they’re hilarious.
Bar accidentally leaks private notes about its customers
You can thank this Swedish scientist for pub roasts and vodka

You can thank this Swedish scientist for pub roasts and vodka

Today, Google celebrates the birthday of Eva Ekeblad, the Swedish agronomist who discovered how to make alcohol from potatoes.
You can thank this Swedish scientist for pub roasts and vodka
New group is first pub co to sign LGBT+ charter

New group is first pub co to sign LGBT+ charter

The first pubco to sign a new charter that aims to protect the capital's gay pubs and bars, will reopen a popular London bar this summer.

New group is first pub co to sign LGBT+ charter
PCA says its speed of action relies on other parties

PCA says its speed of action relies on other parties

The Pubs Code Adjudicator (PCA) has defended itself after a letter claimed it was “failing” the MRO process by not taking action.
PCA says its speed of action relies on other parties
PCA “failing” to handle MRO process, say business leaders

PCA “failing” to handle MRO process, say business leaders

A group of operators have dubbed the Pub Code Adjudicator (PCA) a “rabbit in the headlights” over the management of Market Rent Only (MRO) tenancy options.
PCA “failing” to handle MRO process, say business leaders
Locals lose 18-month battle to re-open pub

Locals lose 18-month battle to re-open pub

A crowdfunded bid to save a dilapidated Brighton pub has failed, after a two-year campaign.

Locals lose 18-month battle to re-open pub
Licensee of Year finalists face mass business rates hikes

Licensee of Year finalists face mass business rates hikes

The best pubs in the country are all set to receive huge business rates increases, according to a leading trade body.

Licensee of Year finalists face mass business rates hikes
6 tips for pubs about social video

6 tips for pubs about social video

Your essential guide to posting great video on social media to increase engagement and sales. Lights, camera, action...

6 tips for pubs about social video
Pub restaurant gives youngsters a fresh start

Pub restaurant gives youngsters a fresh start

A community-run freehouse has opened a new restaurant with a team of young staff who had previously been out of work.

Pub restaurant gives youngsters a fresh start
Castle king crowned licensee of the year

Castle king crowned licensee of the year

He was already the king of the castle but now Mark Higgs is ruling over the rest of the land.

Castle king crowned licensee of the year

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