All news articles for August 2019

Plea for change: there are many changes the Government could make to help the hospitality industry says UKHospitality

Calls for industry support ahead of Spending Review

By Nikkie Thatcher

Trade body UKHospitality (UKH) has called for support from the Government ahead of Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid’s Spending Review next month (Wednesday 4 September).

Take the edge off: a UK brewery that brews craft CBD beer says the product can be marketed to a wide range of pubgoers

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Cannabis-based drinks set to boom at pubs

By Emily Hawkins

The Morning Advertiser talked to one of the only UK breweries producing cannabidiol (CBD) beers how to stock and sell the up-and-coming drink.

No ruling against pubs: the name ‘Pornstar Martini’ can still be used in pubs and bars (credit: Matthew Atherden/

Pubs can still serve ‘Pornstars’

By Nikkie Thatcher

Pubs can continue to serve top-selling cocktail Pornstar Martini after alcohol watchdog Portman Group ordered Marks & Spencer (M&S) to change its RTD version of the drink.

Analysis: what does the Greene King deal mean for pubs?


Britain’s latest export – the pub?

By Nicholas Robinson

This year has been one of the biggest years for pub trade mergers and acquisitions in recent times, leading many to question what the future has in store for the humble British pub and the pubcos behind them.

On the rocks: operators are turning to premium non-alcoholic serves as a way to entice Millennial drinkers

'Market for mocktails will only increase'

By Emily Hawkins

The popularity of mocktails shows no sign of stopping and will drive the premium drinks category, according to the founder of soft drinks supplier Peter Spanton Drinks.

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