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Star Pubs & Bars appoints rates experts to help lessees

Star Pubs & Bars has appointed ratings expert Humberts to help its lessees complete their business rates revaluation forms.

Government rejects bid to further strengthen ACV laws

The Government has rejected recommendations to further strengthen asset-of-community-value (ACV) planning laws, refuting claims that the nomination process is lengthy and complex.

Enterprise roadshows attract record number of visitors

Enterprise Inns’ 2015 roadshows have been hailed a resounding success, after the six events attracted publicans and managers from more than 40% of the pub company’s estate.

Customer desire for wider range of vegetarian menu options growing

British diners are demanding more and more meat-free menu options from food and drink operators, new data reports.

Heston pub chef joins Lidl

The former head chef of Heston Blumenthal’s Hinds Head pub has become chef in residence for discount supermarket chain Lidl.

BrewDog tops profit tracker list

Scottish brewer and pub operator BrewDog came out on top in this year’s AlixPartners Profit Tracker in association with M&C Report.

Brand News

Westons launches five new limited edition ciders

Westons Cider is set to launch five limited-edition still ciders including three flavoured ciders and two traditional ciders.

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Kopparberg enters UK beer market with Fagerhult

Swedish cider maker Kopparberg has entered UK beer market for the first time with the launch of a 300ml canned lager.

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