COVID-19 update – September 2020

SIX AND OUT (OR IN…) To quote Yogi Berra, the famous baseball coach, ‘It ain’t over…

CAMRA news and events – September 2020

EAST LONDON & CITY PUB OF THE YEAR The winner of CAMRA’s East London & City…

News and views – September 2020

LONDON IS OPEN A large number of chief executives of hospitality industry companies have written to…

Small Brewers’ Duty Relief

You can tell when a story is important; it appears in the back pages (the serious…

Pub Design Awards

Having given you the winners of last year’s competition, I’m pleased to be able to tell…

Planning law update

Under planning legislation, most buildings are allocated to what is called a Use Class. Different rules…

Trade news – September 2020

FULLER’S (PUBS) NEWS Fuller’s took a cautious approach to reopening their pubs in central London. A…

National Brewery Centre Archives

The archives at the National Brewery Centre in Burton-on-Trent hold some half a million items illustrating…

Cask Ale Week

Time’s a bit tight but you might just be able to participate in this year’s Cask…

Pub news – September 2020

Academy, Notting Hill: this case illustrates how useful the planning rules can be (see page 19).…