7 August 2015
 
 

Europe’s Best Beer Gardens

eagleEurope is a tourist hotspot and at the moment its enjoying one of the biggest heatwaves on record. Temperatures around the continent are soaring, 40C recorded at Madrid International Airport in June and high temperature warnings were in place for Poland, Switzerland and Hungary. The summer is on track to go down as the hottest European summer in record since 1540.

With all that sunshine, holidaymakers and locals are finding themselves extremely thirsty! Read on for some of the continent’s most picturesque beer gardens and what to order when you get there.

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20 July 2015
 
 

Top Tips for New Pub Landlords

Cheerful bartender. Handsome young male bartender in white shirt leaning at the bar counter and smilingThe UK pub industry may have been hit by a slump but the latest research has revealed that the future is looking bright. Between March 2012 and March 2015, a huge 42% of the country’s current pub businesses were established. This indicates that the past few years have been an incredibly exciting time for the industry.

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15 May 2015
 
 

Is Your Pub Ready for Premier League?

premier leagueShowing Premier League matches is a hugely effective way to draw in punters yet for landlords, it’s not quite as simple as flicking on the TV, sitting back and sipping on a pint. Under licensing laws any venue showing matches is required to comply with copyright laws, or face hefty fines.

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3 April 2015
 
 

Beer Sales Up By 1.4%

Glass of light beer on a dark pub.British pub landlords enjoyed welcome respite last year, with beer sales up for the first time in a decade. Cheers to that!

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6 March 2015
 
 

How To Throw A Successful Live Music Night

Microphone in a BarAre you a pub landlord looking to expand your horizons in 2015? If so, why not consider introducing live music night to your venue? Lively, social and guaranteed to push drink sales, live music nights are a great way to boost the popularity of your pub as well as increase your bottom line. Sound tempting? Read on for our top tips on how to throw a successful live music night.

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30 January 2015
 
 

Top new brews for 2015

Glass of light beer on a dark pub.As the world kisses goodbye to 2014 some of the world’s top breweries are already looking to the future. This year will see some fantastic new brews launched in 2015, including some home grown standouts. Want to know more? Read on for a list of some of the most exciting newcomers set to hit pubs over the next few months.

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19 December 2014
 
 

A Glimpse at the UK’s Gourmet Gastropubs

Brick Oven KitchenGone are the days of greasy pub food and lacklustre menus. Today’s pubs are all about offering clientele an out of this world eating experience. If you love to dabble in the best cuisine the nation has to offer we’ve put together a curated collection of Britain’s gourmet gastropubs.

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12 December 2014
 
 

Pub Death Highlights Importance of Insurance

Spicy chicken pub foodThe British pub scene was shocked this month when a yearlong investigation carried out by Havering Council ruled that an unsafe Christmas dinner had caused the death of one woman and the illness of over 30 punters. The tragedy occurred at Essex’s The Railway Hotel and resulted in the death of Della Callagher, a 46 year old mother of one.

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3 December 2014
 
 

Keep up a roaring trade this Christmas

Christmas party in a pubChristmas is fast approaching and it’s one of the busiest times of the year for pubs across the nation. This represents a huge opportunity to boost profits and set your pub up for a cracking 2015. If you’re a pub landlord looking to capitalise on Christmas merrymakers, read on for some useful tips and advice on how to keep trade thriving throughout the festive season.

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