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Notes for editors 
Notes for editors
1. The ALMR (Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers) is the only national trade body dedicated to representing the interests of licensed hospitality operators.
2. The ALMR’s membership – pub, club, bar and casual dining operators – run 26,000 outlets and employ over 650,000 employees, together they account for almost all managed pubs in the UK as well as leading casual dining chains and nightclubs.
3. Two-thirds of our members are small independent companies operating 50 outlets of fewer under their own branding, but our membership also includes some of the largest high street operators including: JD Wetherspoon, Spirit, Casual Dining Group and Carluccio’s, with well-known branded outlets such as: All Bar One, Slug & Lettuce, TGI Fridays, Wahaca, Wagamama and Harvester.
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Government can capitalise on common-sense approach, says ALMR

February 26, 2015 • Press Releases • Views: 1084

ALMR Press Notice – immediate 26.02.2015 Responding to the news that the Government has postponed any decision to introduce locally-set licensing fees, the ALMR has welcomed the decision and urged the Government to work to encourage licensed hospitality. ALMR Chief Executive Kate Nicholls said: Read More

Investments in staff will bolster licensed hospitality

February 24, 2015 • Press Releases • Views: 1028

ALMR Press Notice – Immediate 24.02.2015 Responding to the Low Pay Commission’s recommendations to increase the National Minimum Wage, the ALMR has welcomed the measured increase and called upon Government to continue to support businesses’ investments in their staff. The LPC has recommended Read More

Pubs and bars contributing to falls in violence

February 16, 2015 • Press Releases • Views: 1134

ALMR Press Notice – Immediate 13.02.2015 Responding to news that the number of alcohol-related violent incidents has continued to fall, the ALMR has praised the contribution being made by pubs and clubs to tackle alcohol-related problems and called on the Government to explore new definitions for Read More

Growth duty needs to be applied at a local level, says ALMR

February 16, 2015 • Press Releases • Views: 1114

ALMR Press Notice – Immediate 16.02.2015 The ALMR has used its recent Focus on Enforcement Round Table with the Better Regulation Delivery Office to praise the impact of growth duty in licensing decisions and investigate its use in future planning. The ALMR is calling for regulators to have Read More