Archives: Level playing field

  • Pub rental market and COVID-19

Pub rental market and COVID-19

Forum of British Pubs founder, Dave Mountford, shares direct insight into the impact of COVID-19 on the pub rental market.

  • Reform Regulation 7 Pubs Code

Reform Regulation 7 of the Pubs Code

A simple change to regulation 7 of The Pubs Code would save thousands of pubs. The Forum of British Pubs is calling on the Government to “Reform Regulation 7”.

  • The Tied Pubs Bill

The Tied Pubs Bill

Much needed positive reforms and a new regulator for leased and tenanted pubs in Scotland.

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Paul Uppal on the hospitality industry

Ian Cass, Managing director of the Forum of British Pubs, meets with Paul Uppal to discuss the key issues and potential solutions to building a better business model for the hospitality sector.

  • Confessions of a BDM

Confessions of a BDM – dilapidations

In this final section of our revelatory five-part series Matthew Blackwood, a former BDM for Punch Pubs, sheds some light on the complicated issue of dilapidations.

  • Confessions of a BDM

Confessions of a BDM – recruitment

In the first interview of our revelatory five-part series, Matthew Blackwood, a former Business Development Manager for Punch Pubs, talks to Dave Mountford about the recruitment process.

  • Coivd-19 and the hospitality industry

Covid-19 and the hospitality industry

Our UK hospitality industry faces an unprecendented challenge to stay afloat in a struggling economy, battered by the pandemic. We identify three action points the government must take.

Our pubs are in a fight for survival

Ian Cass, MD of the Forum of British Pubs, discusses the potential evolution of the hospitality trade and the lessons we can learn from this fight for survival.

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The big voice for small brewers

Forum member, Pete Hills, co-founder of Hackney Brewery, comments on the Treasury's decision to change the Small Brewers Relief and how the Small Brewers Forum can help.

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Keeping British pubs viable

Ian Cass, Managing Director of the Forum of British Pubs, highlights measures to prevent pub operators using viability to force change of use.

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The Forum’s campaign progress

Ian Cass, Managing Director of the Forum of British Pubs, looks back on seven weeks of significant campaign progress since the Forum's launch.


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