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UK pub and restaurant groups saw their 23rd consecutive month of like-for-like sales growth, continuing a trend of consistent post-recession growth.

The Publican's Morning Advertiser caught up with judges and finalists to find out what makes the Publican Awards 2015 the industry gold standard.

PMA readers have been urged to respond to a government-backed consultation on the use of review websites like TripAdvisor.

A new poster campaign to help licensees raise awareness of the laws on buying alcohol for and selling alcohol to a drunken person has been launched today.

Admiral Taverns has announced a new partnership with LearnDirect, as part of a revamp of its apprenticeship scheme.

The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) has today launched a ‘Manifesto for British Beer’, calling on prospective parliamentary candidates (PPCs) to pledge their backing for the thriving local brewing sector and the thousands of jobs it supports.

The drink-drive limit in England should be toughened up to bring it into line with other European countries, according to local councils and motoring campaigners.

Industry figure Yaser Martini has set up a charity in memory of his daughter Margot, who lost her battle with Leukaemia last year .

A Brighton pub is celebrating winning a battle to keep its opening hours, after police took it to review for not trading like a restaurant.

The House of Lords has recommended tighter regulation on the consumption of alcohol, including introducing minimum unit pricing, a variable tax rate in line with alcoholic strength and mandatory rules on alcohol labelling.

St Austell Brewery, the Cornish brewer and pub operator, sold a record 100,000 barrels - the equivalent of 28.8m pints – of its beers in the past year.

Publicans are being urged to share their views on the use of online review websites like TripAdvisor as part of a government-backed probe on the impact of the sites.

Publicans are being urged to check their premises licence ahead of the clock change at the end of March or risk losing an hour’s trade.

A Liverpool pub has opened its own library and community centre after launching an appeal to locals for any unwanted books.

More than nine out of 10 Brakspear tenants (92%) would renew their agreement with the company, according to the pub operator’s survey of its tenants.

Publicans in Warrington, Cheshire, have escaped revocations of their licences after it was found police presented contradictory and misleading evidence at review hearings.

The Chesham Arms in Hackney, east London, and The Wellington in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, are the latest pubs to be issued immediate Article 4 Directions, following long-standing campaigning from locals.

Tim Bacon, the driving force behind the continued growth, evolution and success of Living Ventures Group, has been singled out by his peers as the stand-out individual in the eating-out and drinking-out market.

Future pub market growth will come as pubs “reinvent their mojo” and increasingly meet the needs of a wider range of customers.