All news articles for October 2020

Buyout: Chase bought out by Diageo

Diageo buys Chase distillery

By Nicholas Robinson

Spirits giant Diageo has acquired family-owned Chase Distillery and its portfolio of brands for an undisclosed sum.

Helping communities: pubs have stepped up to help vulnerable children this half-term

'No one should go hungry, least of all kids'

By Emily Hawkins

Pubs have compiled free food parcels and meals for vulnerable children after MPs voted against funding free school meals during holidays, including the October half term.

Best celler: ‘a great pint will always be in demand and will see your customers returning time and time again – especially key at a time when recommendations and repeat business are more important than ever,’ Heineken UK’s Jerry Shedden said.

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Perfect pints – born in the cellar, raised at the bar

By The Morning Advertiser

Even in the throes of a global pandemic, maintaining a stellar pub cellar is far from small beer, especially with potentially lower product throughput. The Morning Advertiser looks at how Covid-19 has shifted demand downstairs.

How will grants, self-employed help and new job scheme impact pubs?

Sunak’s support ‘welcome but still a long way to go’

By Nikkie Thatcher

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak’s latest financial aid announcement including cash grants, extended support for the self-employed and changes to the Job Support Scheme has been met with trepidation from trade bodies.

State announcement: the Government said this is a potential £3.1bn of support to the self-employed through November to January, with a further grant to follow, covering February to April

Self-employed support ‘to double’

By Nikkie Thatcher

The Government contribution for self-employed workers such as publicans is increasing, Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has announced.

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