“A vibrant and dynamic retail hospitality sector which has the freedom and flexibility
to deliver jobs, growth and prosperity in the heart of the community”
WHO WE ARE
– The ALMR is the biggest, most effective network and collective voice for the eating and drinking out sector
– We are dedicated to representing those companies operating outlets in the third space where consumers go out to socialise and which contribute so much to our local & national economy, well-being and social culture.
– We are the voice and champion of over 90% of managed pubs & clubs, branded restaurants & cafes. Our members operate some of the best known high street brands as well as the best loved independent, small businesses
– Between our members employ over 1.3 million people, operate 23,000 outlets and contribute 3% of GDP.
WHAT WE DO
We lobby to prevent restrictive legislation or taxation
– our campaigns for change saved the sector £1.5bn last year alone
– secured key changes on business rates, NLW, late night licensing, menu labelling
We promote the sector so we are noticed and treated fairly
– generating positive PR on investment, skills & growth to improve our image
– we are the voice of out of home in Brexit negotiations
We provide advice & support to protect commercial interests
– insight and intelligence to feed into corporate risk management
– authoritative benchmarking reports on employment, operational costs, trends
– a range of business seminars & events provide a supportive network
WHO WE REPRESENT
Our growing membership ranges from pubs, bars, nightclubs and restaurants who share common interests. Our members represent a wide array of high street brands
– Our members operate approximately 23,000 outlets
– Our members employ over 650,000 team members
– Our members encompass entrepreneurs, small, medium, branded restaurants & cafes, and PLC companies
Our influential and growing membership make us the largest representative body for operators in licensed hospitality by some considerable distance. Our members are responsible retailers developing valuable social, cultural and economic assets – community spaces, visitor and tourist attractions and significant local and national revenue generators – and provide well regulated and controlled environments for people to enjoy alcohol responsibly and socially. We do not represent property landlord interests, brewers or other suppliers.