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New report reveals operating costs have passed the 50% mark for hospitality sector

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A new report published by the ALMR and Christie & Co highlighting the challenges and opportunities for pubs and restaurants over the coming months, reveals that operating costs have risen above 50% of turnover for the first time.

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PRS licence warning after Plymouth pub faces music ban

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The licensee of a Plymouth pub has been left with a £3,200 bill and a ban on playing music after being caught playing recorded copyrighted music in the pub without a Performing Rights Society (PRS) licence.

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‘Make business rates reform a priority’, says ALMR following Queen’s Speech

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Following today’s Queen’s Speech, the Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) has said it is “disappointing” that there was no specific announcement on business reform rates, which the organisation says it “called on as a first day priority for the new government”.

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BBPA calls for robust transitional arrangements as Brexit talks begin

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As Brexit talks begin, the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has signified its support for the approach outlined by the CBI and other leading industry groups to ensure that robust transitional arrangements are in place as the UK prepares to leave the European Union.

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Pub with self-serve wall forced to make changes

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A pub in Stockton-on-Tees which allowed customers to pour their own drinks has made changes after being told it was violating licensing laws.

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