New Pubs Code adjudicator defends appointment, reveals conflict of interest policy to be put in place:

New Pubs Code adjudicator defends appointment, reveals conflict of interest policy to be put in place: The government’s new Pubs Code adjudicator Paul Newby has defended his appointment and revealed he would put in a conflict of interest policy to act as a check and balance to his role. Newby, who has been working in… Read More »

A question arises over the interpretation of the Act, regarding MRO?

A question arises over the interpretation of the Act, regarding MRO? Some of you will have noticed stories in the press yesterday regarding the “pulling” of the pubs code by the BIS minister Anna Soubry. We met with her yesterday at very short notice to hear from her what has happened. She explained that a… Read More »

Outrage as pubs code is delayed due to MRO loophole

Outrage as pubs code is delayed due to MRO loophole By Oli GrossOli Gross, 05-May-2016 The pubs code has been delayed after a loophole was spotted in the legislation which would have made many licensees ineligible for MRO. http://www.morningadvertiser.co.uk/Legal/Legislation/Outrage-as-pubs-code-is-delayed-due-to-MRO-loophole BBPA – ‘government has made right decision delaying new Pubs Code introduction’: The British Beer &… Read More »

Latest May News in the Industry

Latest May News in the Industry CAMRA welcomes research showing reduction in alcohol-related deaths: The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) chief executive Tim Page has welcomed research showing a reduction in alcohol-related hospital admissions. The report by the Local Alcohol Profile for England revealed hospital admissions for under-18s had fallen by 50% and for females… Read More »

Employment minister argues Brexit case to hospitality sector:

Employment minister argues Brexit case to hospitality sector: Employment minister Priti Patel has argued the case to hospitality companies for leaving the European Union. Speaking at the Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) spring conference in London today (Thursday, 28 April), Patel argued the economic benefits of “standing tall as a free, independent and sovereign… Read More »

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A nasty Scam with Credit Card Machines, Barrel-Dregs

A nasty Scam with Credit Card Machines, Barrel-Dregs One of our Members had been with a Credit Card Company for just over two years, at the time they claimed to have the best deal and certainly appeared so. Barclays came in offering a better deal and he agreed to switch, his current company wanted £200… Read More »