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New role: James Calder will become SIBA boss next month (1 July)

SIBA appoints new chief executive

The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) has appointed a new chief executive James Calder, replacing Mike Benner who is leaving to head up the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.

Expensive taste: Northern Ireland is the region where drinkers expect to pay the most for a standard pint

Priciest beer regions revealed

Ahead of Beer Day Britain tomorrow (15 June), personal finance experts have polled the UK to find out how much people would expect to pay for a pint of lager or craft beer.

No comment: Dark Star managing director James Cuthbertson

Dark Star MD leaves brewery?

Confusion surrounds the disappearance of the Dark Star brewery managing director (MD) James Cuthbertson who appears to have left the role.

Identity crisis?: 'If people can go in and have a few pints in a decent bar without feeling as though they should be ordering food, then it’s a pub.'

When is a pub not a pub?

Sophie Atherton wonders if the pub is in the eye of the beholder after a friend has a confusing experience

Security: who is policing the streets?

How much do pub staff police the streets?

Operators, especially those with multiple sites, are spending big to ensure customer safety, on door staff as well as CCTV focusing on the streets outside. With police funding under constant pressure, who is really policing our streets?

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