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The Pub Conference

2 July 2019
THe HAC, London


The UK’s dynamic pub sector is worth £22.5bn, comprising 46,000 pubs (source: MCA Insight).

Attend MCA’s Pub Conference 2019 to:
• Uncover the success strategies of sector leaders, including three current Publican Awards winners
• Network with the senior industry (last year, 60 senior tier operators attended this event)
• Discover key insights from MCA’s 2019 Pub Market report



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MCA Journal May 2019

May 2019

This month’s print edition of MCA examines the challenges associated with the proposed increase in the minimum wage. We hear from senior sector figures that the Government needs to propose a joined-up solution to ensuring fair pay for all. We also speak to the chief executive and chairman of Loungers about their IPO and why they are certain it will not change the company culture. We are also profiling Taco Bell as the US giant makes it second time lucky in its bid to expand across the UK. Established operator YO! Sushi, meanwhile, is reinventing itself to appeal to an evolving consumer basis, chief executive Richard Hodgson tells us. Plus, we kick off our series of features with the winners of the 2019 Retailers’ Retailer of the Year Awards by interviewing the founders of Caravan.

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