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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
Best British pubs unveiled in annual awards

Best British pubs unveiled in annual awards

The very best British pubs have been revealed in the 2019 Sawday's Pub Awards.

Best British pubs unveiled in annual awards
Report reveals more people will holiday in the UK this year

Report reveals more people will holiday in the UK this year

More people will holiday in the UK this year and will give a boost to the hospitality industry, according to a new report.

Report reveals more people will holiday in the UK this year
The Boot, Freston Suffolk, is the UK's first cashless pub

Famous for...being a cash free pub

If you were running a book, there would have been long odds on a 16th-century pub in a Suffolk village being the first in the country to go cashless but The Boot, Freston, Suffolk did just that.

The Boot, Freston Suffolk, is the UK's first cashless pub

CAMRA unveils best looking pubs at annual awards

The most stunning British pubs have been unveiled by CAMRA in its prestigious Pub Design Awards.

 

 

Rise in number of jobs across the hospitality sector

Rise in number of jobs across the hospitality sector

The number of jobs advertised in the hospitality industry increased by 15 per cent last year, according to new data.

Rise in number of jobs across the hospitality sector
CAMRA unveils best looking pubs at annual awards

CAMRA unveils best looking pubs at annual awards

The most stunning British pubs have been unveiled by CAMRA in its prestigious Pub Design Awards.

 

 

CAMRA unveils best looking pubs at annual awards
Charity helps to get homeless people back into work

Charity helps to get homeless people back into work

Sessions are being organised by a charity to help hospitality industry employers get homeless people back into work.

Charity helps to get homeless people back into work

Campaign to create greater understanding of mental health issues in the pub industry

More can be done to support workers in the pub trade suffering from mental health issues, a survey has revealed.

Pubs out perform restaurants during Easter heatwave

Pubs out perform restaurants during Easter heatwave

Pubs were the winners over the Easter weekend as the April heatwave saw punters packing out pub gardens.

Pubs out perform restaurants during Easter heatwave
Pubs out perform restaurants during Easter heatwave

Pubs out perform restaurants during Easter heatwave

Pubs were the winners over the Easter weekend as the April heatwave saw punters packing out pub gardens.

Pubs out perform restaurants during Easter heatwave
Devon gastropub named AA Inn of the Year

Devon gastropub named AA Inn of the Year

The Swan in Bampton, which was also recently declared one of the top 50 gastropubs in the country, won the AA B&B Award, at a prestigious ceremony which was held in London.

Devon gastropub named AA Inn of the Year
Chatter and natter to help tackle isolation

Chatter and natter to help tackle isolation

Pubs across the country are being encouraged to help tackle loneliness and isolation with a new scheme.

Chatter and natter to help tackle isolation
Pubs should change loo signs to help people with invisible disabilities

Pubs should change loo signs to help people with invisible disabilities

Call for pubs to help prevent discrimination against people with invisible disabilities

Pubs should change loo signs to help people with invisible disabilities

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