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Punters given hard hats to protect from falling conkers

It's a famous tree which inspired George Orwell when he was writing his classic dystopian novel.

Licensed Trade Charity breaks £1m barrier in grants

Licensed Trade Charity breaks £1m barrier in grants

A record of £1.3m was given out in grants to people in the licensed trade by the Licensed Trade Charity in 2018.

Licensed Trade Charity breaks £1m barrier in grants
BBPA lunches Brexit seminars for pubs and brewers

Brexit webinars for pubs launched

The BBPA, Deloitte and Hospitality Ulster are hosting the free webinars to help pubs and brewers prepare for Brexit.

BBPA lunches Brexit seminars for pubs and brewers
regulars need to do more to keep pub open says publican

A publican's plea to keep pubs open

Gwyneth Spadaro-Dutturi of The Crown Inn, in Pontypridd, Wales has pinpointed 15 things people should be doing to help keep their local pub open. "Don't think that you are doing all you can when all you can muster is two pints on a Saturday night," she says.

regulars need to do more to keep pub open says publican
Shortage of Christmas trees set to hit the UK

Christmas tree crisis set to hit the UK

New rules on importing real Christmas trees could cause a shortage this December, says specialist retailer Christmas Tree World.

Shortage of Christmas trees set to hit the UK
Top 10 pubs named after people

Top 10 pubs named after people

There are many pubs whose name is devoted to a real person, famous and not so famous. We take a look at 10 of them across the country.

Top 10 pubs named after people
Pubs urged to get behind charity campaign as cold weather sets in

Pubs urged to get behind charity campaign as cold weather sets in

Pubs are being encouraged to support the homeless ahead of the cold weather this winter.

Pubs urged to get behind charity campaign as cold weather sets in
Apprenticeships in the pub industry

The Real Apprentices

When £400m of available funding for apprentices was left unspent (and sucked into government coffers, never to be seen again) why aren't more licensees getting involved in apprenticeships?

Apprenticeships in the pub industry
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

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