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The pub that took on the social media trolls

The pub that took on the social media trolls

James Evison checks out a pub that knew how to handle an online insult.

The pub that took on the social media trolls
David Beckham buys pub with Guy Ritchie in Notting Hill

David Beckham buys pub with Guy Ritchie in Notting Hill

Ex-footballer and mega celeb David Beckham has splashed out on a £3 million pub in Notting Hill in London.

David Beckham buys pub with Guy Ritchie in Notting Hill
Every day's a school day in the pub trade

Every day's a school day in the pub trade

"Education, education, education" was how Tony Blair outlined his priorities when taking office more than 20 years ago.

Every day's a school day in the pub trade
If you or any of your staff are suffering with mental health issues the LTC can help

Licensed Trade Charity launches mental health training for licensees

Do you know how to spot the warning signs of mental health issues among your staff?

If you or any of your staff are suffering with mental health issues the LTC can help
Pub stops taking cash payments 'in UK first'

Pub stops taking cash payments 'in UK first'

A publican in Suffolk claims to be running the first pub in the UK to stop taking cash payments.

Pub stops taking cash payments 'in UK first'
Pub Christmas ideas

Top 10 Christmas Pubs

Autumn is in the air, the nights are drawing in and Christmas will be here before you know it. Here are a few pubs that mark the occasion a little differently...

Pub Christmas ideas
Positive pub reviews increase across customer review sites

Positive pub reviews increase across customer review sites

 

New statistics from Feed It Back's social media review tracker have revealed positive reviews of pubs have increased on Facebook due to a shift to a 'yes' or 'no' algorithm for recommendations last month.
 

 

Positive pub reviews increase across customer review sites
Good Pub Guide Pub of the Year 2019 is The Cock at Hemingford Grey

Good Pub Guide Pub of the year announced

The guide awarded its pub of the year to The Cock at Hemingford Grey, run by Oliver Thain and Richard Bradley.

Good Pub Guide Pub of the Year 2019 is The Cock at Hemingford Grey
MyPubGroup is launching SellMyPub.com

MyPubGroup is launching SellMyPub.com

The new service is aimed squarely at those seeking to buy or sell a freehold or assign their lease and will charge no commission but instead operate on a fixed fee.

MyPubGroup is launching SellMyPub.com
The Duke of Wellington in Leasingham adn The White Horse in Church Fenton, Yorkshire have been saved from closure by community groups

Two community pubs saved by locals

The White Horse in Church Fenton, Yorkshire, and The Duke of Wellington in Leasingham, Lincolnshire, both faced closure until punters bought them from Ei Publican Partnerships.

The Duke of Wellington in Leasingham adn The White Horse in Church Fenton, Yorkshire have been saved from closure by community groups
Are these the best 'shed pubs' in Britain?

Are these the best 'shed pubs' in Britain?

Four 'pubs' and their amateur landlords are in the running for a shed of the year competition beating off more than 3,000 entries to become finalists.

 

Are these the best 'shed pubs' in Britain?
Top 10 pub hashtags

Top 10 pub hashtags

Make sure your pub is getting the shares on social media. 

 

Top 10 pub hashtags
Does this pub have the strictest rules in Britain?

Does this pub have the strictest rules in Britain?

Many have failed to get into a nightclub because they weren't wearing the right shoes or shirt – but one pub has taken barring customers to the next level.

Does this pub have the strictest rules in Britain?
Could you make money from haunted rooms?

How to make money from ghosts and ghouls...

Things that go bump in the night: Is your pub haunted? If so, could you make money from a 'haunted stay'?

Could you make money from haunted rooms?
Pub closures rise after brief fall

Pub closures rise after brief fall

New research has claimed 25 pubs are closing a week and been converted into flats or office space.

Pub closures rise after brief fall
New industry campaign to save the pub

New industry campaign to save the pub

A campaign to highlight the cultural importance of pubs and the pressure they face from taxation has been launched by Britain's Beer Alliance.

New industry campaign to save the pub
Focus on a blooming marvellous business

Focus on a blooming marvellous business

When I ask Tracey Leaver how many bulbs she has planted in her 23 years at the Chequers Inn, she takes a deep breath and struggles to come up with a number.

Focus on a blooming marvellous business
Pubs tend to employ young Brits

40 per cent of hospitality workers are from the EU

Pubs, which tend to employ young Brits, is the least reliant of the hospitality sectors on overseas workers and therefore has less exposure to risk post Brexit, the figures from software firm Fourth, suggest.

Pubs tend to employ young Brits
9 of the best pub dogs

9 of the cutest pub dogs

They are man's best friend and a fine addition to many a pub too. Here are 9 of our favourite pub dogs - but feel free to get in touch if you feel we've missed some out...

9 of the best pub dogs
6 hacks to help you cut plastic and boost profits

6 hacks to help you cut plastic and boost profits

Plastic waste might seem like something that can't be avoided when you're trying to run a business but it can be reduced dramatically without too much upheaval.

Here's 6 ways to cut down on plastic usage in your pub.

6 hacks to help you cut plastic and boost profits

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