All news articles for December 2017

2017 review: a lot has happened in the pub trade this year

A year in the pub trade: 2017 review

By Georgina Townshend

From the freeze of beer duty, the Punch-Heineken deal, pub-specific business rates reductions, to the 10-year anniversary of the smoking ban, a lot has happened in the pub trade during 2017.

Planetary crisis: regulations will help halt plastic wastage

Pubs' role in tackling 'planetary crisis' of plastic waste

By Georgina Townshend

The House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) has called on the Government to introduce strict regulations for all public premises that serve food or drink to cut down on plastic wastage and to provide free drinking water on request.

Overseas help: the UK exports 3.4m barrels of beer to the US each year

US beer tax cuts will save UK British exporters £7.2m

By Nikkie Sutton

Significant cuts in US beer tax will save UK beer exporters millions of pounds and this has been welcomed by the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) and the Society for Independent Brewers (SIBA).

Robust performance: The group said the results reflected good performance from the core estate

Admiral has 'appetite for game-changing acquisition'

By James Wallin

In light of a solid financial year for the pubco, Admiral Taverns chief executive Kevin Georgel told MA's sister title MCA that the group has the “appetite for a game-changing acquisition and the resources to do that”.