All news articles for February 2019

Union trade: the Grade II-listed Wakefield & Barnsley Union Bank will become Craft Union's third site in Wakefield

Ei to invest £1.4m in new Craft Union site

By Stuart Stone

Ei Group is set to transform the Grade II-listed Wakefield & Barnsley Union Bank building on Westgate, Wakefield, in its latest Craft Union venue.

Different approach needed: licensee Elaine Hamer believes publicans are fighting a losing battle against drugs

Licensee's views on drug use in pubs

By Robert Mann

The use of illicit drugs in pubs is not a new problem and is one that continues to cause headaches for operators and, unfortunately, even the most responsible and well-run licensed premises are not immune from issues surrounding them.

Craft trends: a panel at Craft Beer Rising 2019 discussed the future of craft beer sector

The challenges facing craft beer in 2019

By Stuart Stone

A panel of brewers discussed what difficulties and opportunities lie in wait for the craft brewing sector in the next 12 months at Craft Beer Rising 2019

Company boss: New World Trading Company CEO Chris Hill

NWTC named fifth best company to work for

By Nikkie Sutton

The New Word Trading Company (NWTC) is fifth on the 2019 The Sunday Times Best 100 Companies to Work For, improving on two places from last year.

New partnership: Ei will help charity The Clink to train prisoners to become chefs

Ei partners with prison restaurant charity

By Emily Hawkins

Ei Group is to help offenders qualify for work as chefs in the pub business after their release, in a partnership with a charity focused on reducing re-offending rates.

Time flies: there have been a multitude of influences on dining in pubs

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What has influenced the evolution of pub food?

By Michelle Perrett

Food in pubs across Britain has always been a movable feast, basic in some locations, high-end in others. But one thing is for sure, it has never stood still and it continues to evolve today.