All news articles for May 2021

Bigger than forecast: BrewDog COO David McDowall outlined the demand for the brewer and operator's beer demand situation

BrewDog: ‘It’s been hold on to your hats time on supply’

By Georgi Gyton, MCA

BrewDog has managed to keep up with demand for its beer, but it has been “hold on to your hats time”, since hospitality reopened for outdoor trading last month (April), president and COO David McDowall told MCA’s The Conversation.

The Morning Advertiser Lock In podcast episode 24

The Lock In Podcast

The Lock In Podcast: Can't get the staff, literally...

By Ed Bedington

One of the key challenges of reopening has been on the staffing front, from re-energising long furloughed team members, through to recruiting replacements and training teams back up to speed. The Lock In podcast team take a deep dive into those issues,...

Discount denied: 'It leaves us with no breathing space. Essentially the discount is totally irrelevant to us,' Phil Urban, CEO of M&B, said (Image: selensergen/Getty Images)

‘Business rates cap will harm pub revival’

By Stuart Stone

The Government must re-consider its proposed £2m business rates relief cap or face the continued “systemic closure” of pubs, according to Colliers International’s head of business rates.

Group takeover: Tonight Josephine is one Adventure Bar's brands that is included in the transaction

Adventure Bar acquired by Nightcap

By Nikkie Thatcher

Recently formed hospitality group Nightcap has completed its second purchase by acquiring the owner of brands including Blame Gloria and Tonight Josephine, Adventure Bar Group.