All news articles for October 2021

Always a winner: Guinness is synonymous with sport, especially rugby

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Autumn International rugby was made for Guinness

By Diageo

With sporting events back in action, there is a fantastic chance for operators to re-engage with multiple occasions and cater for the pent-up demand for quality on trade experiences.

What's in the news 1 October?

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'Surely the messages are clear?'

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser's Ed Bedington spoke with Frisco Group director James Cuthbertson about the week's headlines.

Tim Martin: 'One of the most surprising statistics has been the apparent low level of transmission of the virus in pubs'

Wetherspoon to put workers on its board

By Michelle Perrett

Managed pub operator Wetherspoon has revealed that it is planning to promote a number of ‘worker directors’, who are experienced pub or area managers, to board positions.

Pre-packaged foods: new allergen legislation comes is set to come in to force (Credit: Getty Images / dontree_m)

Natasha’s Law comes into force on Friday

By Michelle Perrett

New allergen legislation requiring food businesses to provide full ingredients labelling on food that has been pre-packed for direct sale is set to come into force on Friday (1 October).

Planet matters: Hamish Stoddart (centre) and Simon Heppner (right)

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Peach boss urges operators to be net zero

By Gary Lloyd

Peach Pub Company founder and managing director Hamish Stoddart has urged all operators to cut their carbon footprints and become net zero.

Stock up now: this week's new product launches

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Bumper week for new product launches

By Gary Lloyd

Cask Hobgoblin IPA, three vodkas from Masons of Yorkshire and Fuller’s Vintage Ale are among the new products to hit the market this week.