License

The Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) is to merge with the Bar Entertainment & Dance Association but will retain the ALMR name

ALMR to merge with the Bar Entertainment & Dance Association (BEDA)

By Peter Ruddick

The Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) has announced it is to merge with the Bar Entertainment & Dance Association (BEDA), which represents nightclubs and late night operators, to create a stronger voice for licensed retailers.

The British Institute of Innkeeping has announced the six finalists in its Licensee of the Year awards

BII announces 2012 Licensee of the Year finalists

By Peter Ruddick

The British Institute of Innkeeping has announced the six finalists of its Licensee of the Year award now competing for the prize which aims to recognise excellence in the license trade.

Admiral Taverns will fund free membership of the British Insitiute of Innkeeping (BII) for all new licensees

Free BII membership for new Admiral Taverns licensees

By Peter Ruddick

New Admiral Taverns licensees will have a membership of the British Insitiute of Innkeeping (BII) for the lifetime of their agreement funded by the Chester-based pubco, following a similar announcement from Fuller's last year.

Staff can access their Flow training modules online at a time to suit them and the business

Matthew Clark launches online hospitality training program

By Becky Paskin

On-trade drinks supplier Matthew Clark has partnered with Flow Hospitality Training to provide 12 online training modules for front of house bar and restaurant staff, including a fully accredited Personal License Holder qualification.

Police: concerns over approach to licensees

Police pub clampdown is ‘abuse’

By Graham Ridout

Licensees are being threatened with arrest and pubs with closure in a clampdown by police forces across the country, which has been labelled “an abuse”.

The biggest overhaul of Scotland's  licensing laws starts today

Scottish licensing law changes go live

By Emma Eversham

Happy hours in pubs, bars and clubs in Scotland will be banned from today as part of a raft of meaures to cut down on anti social drinking