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Pubs Code is finally law

Pubs Code is finally law

Licensees with the big pubcos now have the right to go free of tie after the Pubs Code came into force this week.

Pubs Code is finally law
Pub closure rates slow

Pub closure rates slow

The number of publicans closing doors for the last time has fallen, according to figures from the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA).

Pub closure rates slow
Award winner Keith to help Next Generation

Award winner Keith to help Next Generation

Award winning licensee Keith Marsden will share his recruitment and retention tips with new licensees and managers in September.

Award winner Keith to help Next Generation
Being part of the Next Generation

Being part of the Next Generation

Ben Bullman is a man who likes to be by the water. He started his career as a student barman at the multiple award-winning Royal Pier in Aberystwyth interspersed with summer stints creating cocktails on the south coast of Spain.

Being part of the Next Generation
Call for small business support after Brexit vote

Call for small business support after Brexit vote

The Forum of Private Businesses has urged the government to take swift action to support small traders following the vote to leave the EU.

Call for small business support after Brexit vote
Next Generation Manchester coming soon

Next Generation Manchester coming soon

Are you part of the Next Generation of licensees and managers driving the pub industry forward?

Next Generation Manchester coming soon
5 ways to boost trade in the summer holidays

5 ways to boost trade in the summer holidays

If you have a play area or not, you can boost trade this summer by drawing in the families on school holidays.

5 ways to boost trade in the summer holidays
WIN 10 cases of San Miguel Fresca

WIN 10 cases of San Miguel Fresca

Answer one simple question and you could win 10 cases of San Miguel Fresca for your pub, worth hundreds of pounds worth of revenue.

WIN 10 cases of San Miguel Fresca

Watch: BII Licensee of the Year winners 2016

Cornwall couple Rob and Lucy Brewer of The Rashleigh Arms in Charlestown have been named as the BII Licensees of the Year.

Plate or Slate: Mitch Adams

Plate or Slate: Mitch Adams

Mitch Adams ran family freehouse the Thatchers Arms in Suffolk before becoming the licensee at renowned brewpub The Bull in Highgate, North London. He is also a beer blogger and something of a whizz when it comes to matching beer and cider with food.

Plate or Slate: Mitch Adams
Top 10 moments from the Euros

Top 10 moments from the Euros

Pubs should be packed this summer as the best players from across Europe battle for the crown of continental champions. 

The Euros will provide plenty of great moments as it has done in the past. Here are some of our favourites.

 

Top 10 moments from the Euros
Auf Wiedersehen, pubs? Let's talk Brexit

Auf Wiedersehen, pubs? Let's talk Brexit

As referendum day approaches, politicians and economists are at loggerheads, hotly contesting the pros and cons of exiting Europe. 

Auf Wiedersehen, pubs? Let's talk Brexit
15 ways to save energy at your pub

15 ways to save energy at your pub

Do you know how much energy you are wasting at work? We’re not talking about all that running around you do but the cost of your utilities.

15 ways to save energy at your pub
WIN A Pimm’s party kit worth £300 for The Patron’s Lunch

WIN A Pimm’s party kit worth £300 for The Patron’s Lunch

 

Britons are set to spend more than £1bn celebrating Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th birthday, with over a third planning trips to pubs, bars and street parties over Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 June.  

WIN A Pimm’s party kit worth £300 for The Patron’s Lunch
Meet the 6 Licensee of the Year finalists

Meet the 6 Licensee of the Year finalists

The British Institute of Innkeeping (BII) has announced the finalists in its Licensee of the Year awards.

Meet the 6 Licensee of the Year finalists
Plate or Slate: Lee Price

Plate or Slate: Lee Price

Lee Price is a former BII Licensee of the Year and the man in charge at the Royal Pier in Aberystwyth. The multi-faceted venue boasts a range of businesses including pub The Inn on the Pier, a brasserie, amusement arcade, ice-cream parlour and a snooker and pool hall.

Plate or Slate: Lee Price
The Next Generation club enjoys cocktails and cold beer

Inapub Next Generation: the lowdown

From rice pudding as the next big food fad, to the idea of "desert island customers" , and everything you ever needed to know about the modern craft beer movement, Monday's inaugural Next Generation event (11 April 2016) was packed with expert advice, ideas and help.

The Next Generation club enjoys cocktails and cold beer
Create a cocktail in tribute to Viola Beach

Create a cocktail in tribute to Viola Beach

The families of an up-and-coming band who were tragically killed in Sweden are asking pubs and bars in Warrington and beyond to get mixing in their memory.

Create a cocktail in tribute to Viola Beach
Plate or Slate: Simon Delaney

Plate or Slate: Simon Delaney

He's been the man in charge at The Firbank in Manchester's Newall Green for 21 years. In that time he has buit up a loyal following, mastered social media and won awards aplenty. But is Simon Delaney a plate man or a slate man?

 

 

Plate or Slate: Simon Delaney
Famous for...rising from the ashes

Famous for...rising from the ashes

Imagine having your best day of takings ever and then just hours later the whole thing going up in smoke.

Famous for...rising from the ashes

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