Pub sector raising a glass to new growth

ENCOURAGING signs of growth in the UK pub sector has emerged from new data published by Barclays.

Some 52% of North West pub businesses were established in the last three years, according to analysis by the banking company.

And the number of pub owners aged between 25 and 34 has risen by a 25% since 2012.

More than one in four (27%) North West pubs are solely owned by a femals landlandy, while the average pub turnover has increased by 23% from 2012.

This growth is despite official industr... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...