All news articles for December 21, 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.

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”.