All news articles for September 2019

Shutting the doors: the Brighton pub is closing for good on Thursday 26 September

Historic pub closing to make way for flats

By Nikkie Thatcher

A Brighton pub is set to close its doors this week (26 September) and flats will be built on the upper floors of the building, its owner Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) has confirmed.

Licensing conditions: as students return, ensure you know the rules

Top tips: beware of drinks promotions

By Poppleston Allen

September is here and the students are back. There will naturally be an increase in posters and flyers as well as social media advertisements for operators publicising promotions at their venues.

Boardroom changes: chairman Miles Templeman’s departure has triggered a reshuffle

Kevin Georgel to join Shepherd Neame

By Stuart Stone

Kent-based brewer and pub operator Shepherd Neame has announced a boardroom reshuffle that will see Miles Templeman step down as chairman and Kevin Georgel join the company next year.

Fully digital: Rock and Roll Bingo is now accessible on smartphones

Rock and Roll Bingo goes digital

By Alice Leader

Rock and Roll Bingo is going digital, bolstering a slicker, hassle-free and less time-consuming experience by changing their dabbers and bingo cards to the smartphone.

Brand rethink: the design revamp is ‘just the beginning’ according to Hobgoblin brand manager Jo Wyke

Hobgoblin gets 21st century facelift

By Stuart Stone

For the first time in its 31-year history, Hobgoblin and its portfolio of award-winning beers are being given a makeover.

Stepping down: Skinny Brands founders will remain shareholders

Skinny Brands founders exit

By Alice Leader

The founders of low-calorie drinks producer Skinny Brands have stepped down after putting the company in the hands of a private equity investor.

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