UK on-trade sales rose again in November, but it was food rather than drink driving this growth, with London considerably more buoyant than the rest of the country.
CAMRA has announced that 600 pubs are now listed as having community value, but says the government is not doing enough to protect public houses.
A Tory peer has levelled some of the blame for Britain’s pub decline on teetotal Muslim populations, saying it is “exceptionally hard” for publicans.
The UK pub trade has welcomed proposals put forward by the Chancellor in his autumn statement to cut business rates for small businesses, including pubs.
Maston’s has announced plans to dispose of 200 of its pubs in the coming 12 months to focus instead on women and budget family dining.
Ahead of a vote by MPs today, the British Beer & Pub Association has claimed the “beer-tie” arrangement with landlords is positive.
The UK pub industry could be set for massive reform this week, as MPs will vote on ending the obligation of pubs to buy beer from their owners.
Dozens of villagers staged a supermarket “booze-in” in protest against plans for a 200-year-old pub to be turned into a Co-op.
Brewer and pub operator Greene King has agreed to fork-out £773.6 million to take over UK company Spirit Pub, making it the largest group in the country.
Pubs in the UK that break the law by neglecting to offer 125ml servings of wine are becoming more common, a report has revealed.
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