New alcohol duty system
The government has published its consultation response on the new alcohol duty system. Have your say on the accompanying draft legislation.
Top PR tips for hospitality businesses
It’s not just consumers that are feeling the pinch, in business it’s just as tough. Here are three top PR tips for hospitality businesses from our partner, Journolink.
Government consultation on the use of imperial measures – have your say
This is your chance to submit your views to the Government consultation on the use of imperial measures as well as business guidance for using a crown symbol on pint glasses.
Get your news into your local media with Journolink
Online PR platform JournoLink have launched a dedicated support package to help our members get their news and information into the local media and wider press.
Flexible cover for the hospitality industry
Until you need to make a claim, how do you really know how good your business insurance is? Do you have the right protection in place to cover your risks as a licensed trade business?
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.
Working with the Valuation Office Agency (VOA)
The Forum is working with the VOA to help pub tenants to receive fair and balanced revaluations.
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
Much needed positive reforms and a new regulator for leased and tenanted pubs in Scotland.
Q & A with Beckett and Kay – dilapidations
Live recorded Q&A with leading chartered surveyors, Beckett and Kay.
The Forum of British Pubs call to action
Join our strong united voice and help us make positive change.
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 – the Pubs Code
In the second part of our revelatory five-part series Matthew Blackwood, a former BDM for Punch Pubs, shares his thoughts on the Pubs Code.
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 – rental agreements
In the third part of our revelatory five-part series, Matthew Blackwood, a former BDM for Punch Pubs, talks to Dave Mountford about rental agreements.
Confessions of a BDM – rent assessments
In the fourth part of our revelatory five-part series, Matthew Blackwood, a former BDM for Punch Pubs, talks to Dave Mountford about rent assessments.
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.
Opting out of the Landlord and Tenant Act
Dave Mountford gives us his insight into what the Act means, how important it is for pub tenants, and how to make sure it’s really happened.
Making employees redundant
Making employees redundant is a difficult decision that no one wants to have to take and getting this process legally correct is absolutely essential.
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.
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.
Top ten tips on leasing for pub landlords
Simon Goldie, from the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA), explains how pub landlords can choose to use leasing to acquire new equipment.
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.
UK pubs need immediate action to survive
UK pubs face a monumental challenge to stay in business amidst reduced income, with tied tenants feeling the impact more harshly.
Future-proofing pubs – three-point plan
Ian Cass, Managing Director of the Forum of British Pubs, outlines the actions we must now take to secure a profitable future for UK pubs.
Chancellor disappoints with summer statement
Ian Cass, Managing Director of the Forum of British Pubs, explains the negative impact of the measures on an already struggling industry.
Pubs reopen to a cautious reception
Ian Cass, Managing Director of the Forum of British Pubs, shares feedback from our members following the reopening of pubs on 4th July.
Our UK pubs are on the frontline this weekend
Ian Cass, Managing Director of the Forum of British Pubs, shares some advice on how pubs can prepare ahead of the reopening of pubs on 4th July.
The pub industry – an unknown future
Ian Cass, Managing Director of the Forum, chats to Greg Mulholland, Campaign Director for the newly established Campaign for Pubs.