All news articles for October 2018

Hard pressed: leading operators see a world of soft drink innovations

In association with Lucozade Ribena Suntory

How is the on-trade innovating with soft drinks?

By Nicholas Robinson

Many are spurning the opportunity to go to the pub and, when they do go, they may not want alcohol. Are there any viable soft drink alternatives? Leading pub operators found out

Leader of the pack: London Pride aligns with all the key cask messages that Fuller's is passionate about

In association with Fuller's

The beautiful thing about cask

By Nicholas Robinson

Let’s be honest, sales of cask ale are currently moving in the wrong direction. But, with the love of a good industry and the unwavering support of real ale drinkers, a positive turnaround could occur

Budget opportunity: the on-trade is making an appeal to Chancellor Philip Hammond

TAX EQUALITY

Supermarket vodka sold at less than 50p per measure

By Stuart Stone

Research by The Morning Advertiser and figures from CGA Insight detailing average on-trade pricing have revealed that supermarket vodka is being sold at the equivalent of less than 50p per single measure.

Rising up: the number of personal licences approved has increased by 1,100 in England and Wales

5% rise in personal licences issued

By Nikkie Sutton

More than 700,000 personal licences were granted in the 12 months to the end of March 2018 – a 5% increase on the previous year.

High street 'bloodbath': a worst-case scenario predicts the loss of up to 625,000 jobs if business tax isn't sorted

Budget puts 625,000 hospitality jobs at risk

By Nicholas Robinson

More than half-a-million hospitality jobs will be at risk if the Government doesn’t take urgent action on business taxation, UKHospitality has cautioned.

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