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2003 Licensing Act information


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The British Beer and Pub Association

The BBPA is the leading organisation representing the UK beer and pub sector.

Morning Advertiser News


Event-less March sees a fall in ‘drinking out’ spend

Households spent 6% less on drinking out of home in March than in February, according to the latest Greene King Leisure Spend Tracker.

Frustration builds as one year passes with no Government response on statutory code

Publicans have been left “clinging on” by the year-long wait for a Government response on pubco reform, industry figures have told the PMA.

10 tips for staging a festival at your pub

As the summer season approaches, your mind may be turning to organising a festival at your pub. Admittedly it may not be quite on the scale of Glastonbury, but nonetheless it could be an important way for you to market your business, make use of an under-used outside area and win new customers. Here are 10 top tips.

Wetherspoon boss criticises rival pubcos’ 'financial misjudgement'

JD Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin has voiced most direct criticism yet of his rival pub companies for failing to support the industry’s VAT campaign.

Bernard Brindley: Tributes pour in following news of his death

Tributes have flooded in for Bernard Brindley, who died suddenly last weekend at the age of 63.

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Link to the full Licensing Act 2003