Masham-based Black Sheep Brewery has launched the latest phase of its Drink Cask Beer campaign with the launch of a ‘mean tweets’ video starring comedian Maisie Adam that addresses haters of the cask category.
The Scottish Licensed Trade Association (SLTA) has warned the upcoming UK-wide rail strike scheduled to take place next week could be “very serious” for the trade as it works to recover from the pandemic and could lead to a “perfect storm” this summer.
Operators may recall that in July 2020, the Government passed legislation through the Business & Planning Act 2020 that provided a relaxation for those premises that did not have the benefit of off-sales provision on their premises licence.
Multiple operator Star Pubs & Bars, Heineken’s pub arm, has teamed up with consultancy Avocado Social to launch a social media training scheme that will help its pub licensees boost their online awareness.
Scottish brewer and bar operator BrewDog has commissioned work to create a £12m bio-energy plant at its Ellon base that will power the production of 176m pints per year while reducing carbon emissions by 7,500 tonnes.
Pubs, restaurants and hotels are set to see value growth of 2.8% versus 2019 in the eating-out market but this will be the slowest sector to recover, according to Lumina Intelligence UK Eating Out Market Report 2022.
While almost 90% of managers in the sector believe further training investment would help to recruit and retain staff, three-quarters are put off by the perceived time investment for junior team members, revealed new research from HIT Training.
A Punch Pubs & Co site in Warwickshire has announced the launch of a craft ale microbrewery following its official opening by MP for Stratford upon Avon and Secretary of State for Education Nadhim Zahawi on Friday 10 June.
Almost 450m more pints were sold in the first quarter of 2022 versus 2021 thanks to the ending of Covid restrictions in pubs, new data from the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) revealed ahead of Beer Day Britain today (15 June).
The Government has announced Community Ownership Funding applications have been opened once again, but one operator stated communities should use a pub to save it before it needs rescuing from funding.