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The Licensees Association calls for an end to RPI

The Licensees Association calls for an end to RPI

The new organisation, which aims to represent the interests of independent licensees, wants the pub trade to take a lead on abandoning the Retail Price Index (RPI).

The Licensees Association calls for an end to RPI
The Licensees Association launched by Pleiser Pubs boss Nick Griffin

New association for independent licensees launched

The Licensees Association has been set up by former Pleisure Pubs boss Nick Griffin and aims to represent the interests of licensees nationally.

The Licensees Association launched by Pleiser Pubs boss Nick Griffin
People expect pubs to be sustainable, research says

People expect pubs to be sustainable, research says

A new survey from Guest Experience Management Expert (HGEM) found that 92 per cent of consumers now expect operators to be acting sustainably.

People expect pubs to be sustainable, research says
Number of pubs in London increased last year, figures show

Number of pubs in London increased last year, figures show

The figures published by the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan and carried out by City Hall, showed that there were an increase of 10 pubs from 2017.

Number of pubs in London increased last year, figures show
Best pubs across Britain named by CAMRA

Best pubs across Britain named by CAMRA

CAMRA has revealed the best pubs across Britain to mark the close of its Summer of Pub campaign.

Best pubs across Britain named by CAMRA
Retailers remain positive over impact of Brexit on Scottish hospitality sector

Retailers remain positive over impact of Brexit on Scottish hospitality sector

 

Food and drink retailers in Scotland are staying optimistic for the rest of the year despite the Brexit cloud of uncertainty that is hanging over the UK.

 

 

Retailers remain positive over impact of Brexit on Scottish hospitality sector
Only 5% of people think the toilets in pubs, bars and restaurants are "spotless"

Only 5% of people think the toilets in pubs, bars and restaurants are "spotless"

In a survey two thirds also said that they feel the cleanliness of a bathroom reflects the quality of the food served and over a quarter admitted to checking the toilets before deciding where to drink or eat.

Only 5% of people think the toilets in pubs, bars and restaurants are "spotless"
Survey shows social benefits of a trip to the pub

Survey shows social benefits of a trip to the pub

Real ale drinkers are making friends when they go to the pub, according to a new survey.

Survey shows social benefits of a trip to the pub
UK's first Hospitality Apprenticeship Week to take place

UK's first Hospitality Apprenticeship Week to take place

The first Hospitality Apprenticeship Week will take place next week in a bid to encourage more school leavers to join the industry.

UK's first Hospitality Apprenticeship Week to take place
Pubs encouraged to get behind Dementia Friends campaign

Pubs encouraged to get behind Dementia Friends campaign

A new dementia-friendly initiative has been launched by the BBPA and the Alzheimer's Society, which seeks to promote Dementia Friends to pubs.

Pubs encouraged to get behind Dementia Friends campaign
Pub gets ready for Christmas in hottest week of the year

Pub gets ready for Christmas in hottest week of the year

It might be hitting record temperatures outside but that hasn't stopped one Bristol pub from putting up its Christmas tree.

Pub gets ready for Christmas in hottest week of the year
Pinkspiration Week 2019

It's Pinkspiration week in pubs and bars across the UK

The initiative was set up by industry entrepreneur Yaser Martini for his charity Team Margot, established in 2015 for his daughter Margot who lost her battle with blood cancer aged two, having been unable to find her 'perfect match'.

Pinkspiration Week 2019
Vaping in pubs

The vape of things to come

We all know what a devastating effect the smoking ban had on the pub trade but in recent years, vaping has become increasingly popular. So, is it time to welcome the puffers back in from the cold?

Vaping in pubs
National Pub Fortnight 2019 is bigger than ever

National Pub Fortnight starts next week and will be bigger than ever

2,500 pubs will take part in the event and 100,000 drinks will be given away - double the number of last year

National Pub Fortnight 2019 is bigger than ever
David Hancock's Inn Places has been acquired by The Epicurean Club

The Epicurean club moves into pubs

The Epicurean Club plans to hold the largest collection of premium inns and pubs on one direct marketing and booking platform, following its aquisition of David Hancock's Inn Places. 

David Hancock's Inn Places has been acquired by The Epicurean Club
Hospitality lags behind in plastic reduction

Hospitality lags behind in plastic reduction

Research has revealed that just 29 per cent of hospitality and leisure businesses have replaced some or all of their single-use plastics.

Hospitality lags behind in plastic reduction
Are youth hostels a good way for pubs to boost their profits?

Are youth hostels a good way for pubs to boost their profits?

Letting out a few B&B rooms is an obvious way to expand what a pub has to offer — but what about diversifying into the booming youth hostel sector?

Are youth hostels a good way for pubs to boost their profits?
New campaign encourages a more diverse workplace in hospitality industry

New campaign encourages a more diverse workplace in hospitality industry

A campaign has been launched to encourage the hospitality industry to embrace a culturally diverse community.

New campaign encourages a more diverse workplace in hospitality industry
plants for pub gardens

9 plants for your pub garden

Adding a few plants to borders, baskets and pots can transform your outdoor space, but which plants work best in a hard-working pub garden? We asked some green-fingered publicans and gardening experts for their choice of pub plants.

plants for pub gardens
Pair of licensees win top industry award

Pair of licensees win top industry award

A pair of licensees are celebrating after winning one of the industry's top awards.

Pair of licensees win top industry award

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