All news articles for March 2018

City site: the Welsh brewer operator has one of its bars in Cardiff

MA500 is coming to Cardiff

By Nikkie Sutton

Award-winning Welsh brewery Tiny Rebel runs three sites in Cardiff and marketing manager Niall Thomas gave the lowdown on the Welsh capital’s hospitality scene.

Star turn: Robbie Savage and John Hartson will manage teams at Leicester City's King Power Stadium

Still time to enter the 2018 BT Sport Pub Cup

By Stuart Stone

This year’s BT Sport Pub Cup will offer teams the chance to step up and represent their pub at professional grounds across the UK as well as providing former Wales international Robbie Savage with a first taste of managing an 11-a-side team. Though teams...

Pioneering: the team will be spearheaded by former Beavertown brewer Jenn Merrick

Female brewers collaborate on limited edition beer

By James Beeson

Jenn Merrick, founder of community based brewery Earth Station, is to brew a collaborative beer with a leading team of 24 female industry-leading brewers, Heriot-Watt students and lecturers.

'Entry level': Brits are guzzling cheap Prosecco when there's so much more

There’s more to life than ‘party' Prosecco

By Nicholas Robinson

Consumers are chugging back 'entry-level' bottles of Prosecco in high volumes when they could instead be spending a little more on quality, according to Bibendum on-trade channel director John Graves.

Action needed: UKHospitality warns the Government over unemployment and business rates

UKHospitality pushes for action on unemployment and business rates

By Georgina Townshend

UKHospitality (UKH) has warned the Government that it "must act" to lower costs for businesses or risk further joblessness and loss of vital hospitality businesses while calling for an overhaul in the system of discretionary business rates relief.

Learning first: STAR is claimed to be the first training programme built to match the apprenticeship levy

HIT Training and CPL collaborate to launch STAR

By Stuart Stone

HIT Training and CPL Training have joined forces to launch a new virtual learning environment designed to provide hospitality apprentices with access to high-quality learning facilities.