This article by ALMR CEO Kate Nicholls was first published in Propel Opinion. The live music and clubbing scenes in the UK are rightly recognised as some of the most vibrant and progressive in the world. Establishments such as Ministry of Sound, Fabric and Cream are known around the globe and Read More
In the past it has been about going out and meeting people – kissing babies, John Major’s soapbox, the meet and greet. But in today’s fast moving media world, a picture is worth a thousand handshakes. Hence in 2010 we saw David Cameron and George Osborne continually in Morrisons, why the Read More
Pubs and bars are a vital driver of growth UK Plc. the night time economy has a turnover of £66 billion, which accounts for 10% of GDP 8% of all businesses and 6% of employment. We may be big business but when taken as a whole, this positive economic contribution is generated by thousands Read More
The ALMR is the only trade body dedicated to representing the interests of licensed hospitality retailers in the UK. We are the leading voice campaigning on behalf of the licensed retail sector, engaging with Government on a national level to fight for the issues that matter the most to our members.
Our membership is an unrivalled network of entrepreneurial retailers that own and operate pubs, clubs and restaurants in the UK; as well as the most innovative industry suppliers. Our members are drawn from every level in the market, from independent operators to nationwide PLCs, and represent all areas of the eating and drinking-out markets.