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David Cameron hints at third beer duty cut

David Cameron has hinted that the Chancellor will announce a third beer duty cut in the upcoming Budget.


Pub hosting election debates sees trade hike

A publican committed to bringing politicians to the people said trade increased by 3,000% after he hosted the first in a series of hustings-style debates ahead of the general election.


Pub industry 'could be nationalised by 2020'

The pub industry could be “on its way to nationalisation by 2020” if anti-pubco campaigners continue to lobby for more statutory regulation, a research fellow at the Institute of Economic Affairs predicted.

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Tom Kerridge: 'Food-led pubs with personality the future'

“The future of pubs will be food-led,” claims Tom Kerridge, owner of three-time Budweiser Budvar Top 50 Gastropubs winning pub the Hand & Flowers, in Marlow.

Diageo unveils the "bottle of the future"

The bottle of the future, which it is claimed will “completely change the role of the bottle in the consumer experience,” has been unveiled by Diageo for its Johnnie Walker whisky brand.

Shepherd Neame managed sales up 6.8%

Shepherd Neame, the Kent-based brewer and pub operator, has recorded managed house like-for-like sales up 6.8% for the 26 weeks to 27 December 2014.


Beer Innovation Summit 2015: Speakers revealed

A number of exciting speakers for next month’s Beer Innovation Summit have been revealed.


CAMRA election manifesto signed by 500 candidates

The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has claimed that the title of the ‘Most Pro-Pub' political party is “looking like a three-horse race”, after more than 100 candidates from each of the main political parties pledged to support its manifesto for pubs.