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Pubcos warned over compliance with Industry Framework Code

Pub companies are increasingly waiving business plans when granting new lease and tenancy agreements, resulting in them being non-compliant with the Industry Framework Code (IFC), according to a new report from the Pub Governing Body (PGB).

M&B like-for-like sales up 4.8% over Christmas period

Managed pub operator Mitchells & Butlers has reported like-for-like sales up 4.8% for the festive fortnight and 7.1% on Christmas Day, when more than 200,000 meals were sold.

Beer Innovation Summit returns for third year

The Publican’s Morning Advertiser’s dedicated beer category event — the Beer Innovation Summit — is returning again this year to a new venue.

BrewDog launches distribution arm with Stone deal

BrewDog's new UK import and distribution division has been launched today (29 January) with an exclusive deal to import beers from California craft brewer, Stone Brewing Co.

First canned craft lager launched by Westons

The revival in cans has reached the cider market with the launch of the first canned craft cider from H Westons & Sons.

Sharp’s Brewery aims to reignite drinkers 'sense of adventure'

New research reveals that 61% of Brits would re-live the last 10 years and make them more adventurous given the chance, according to Sharp’s Brewery.

Black Sheep brewery targets music lovers

Music lovers are the target of a new beer company, created by brothers Rob and Jo Theakston of the Black Sheep Brewing dynasty, and beer marketing consultant, Jonny Kirkham.

Carlsberg extends Tapster's cask ale range

Carlsberg is partnering with an additional eight breweries to extend its beer portfolio across its 2015 Tapster’s Cask Ale range that will be available for on-trade customer orders this month.

Great Sausage Roll Off 2015: champion crowned

A rabbit sausage roll has been named the winner in the Great Sausage Roll Off 2015.