All news articles for June 2022

Sleek design: the new font for Kopparberg draught Strawberry & Lime

In association with Kopparberg

New draught font for Kopparberg Strawberry & Lime

By Kopparberg

Kopparberg, the UK’s leading fruit cider brand (1), is rolling out a brand new Strawberry & Lime draught font nationwide in time for summer.

Queen's Birthday Honours List 2022: Emma McClarkin and Jill Whittaker awarded OBEs

Hospitality leaders awarded OBEs

By Rebecca Weller

Leading figures within the hospitality sector have been awarded OBEs in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list announced today (Thursday 2 June).

Fixing the crisis: UKH release workforce strategy to boost recruitment and training in the sector (Pictured: UKH CEO Kate Nicholls)

UKH announces workforce strategy

By Rebecca Weller

UKHospitality (UKH) has announced the launch of a nationwide workforce strategy, Fixing the crisis: a framework for collaborative action across the sector, tasked with nurturing cooperation between industry stakeholders and boosting recruitment and training...

Do consumers still love gin?

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Sparks are still flying in our love affair with gin

By Kate Blake, senior category strategy manager, Diageo

Brits have had a long love affair with gin, which we believe could be due to the versatility of the liquid as well as its increasingly accessible flavour profiles.

New products round-up: Kopparberg and Black Sheep Brewery release new serves


Kopparberg announces new serve with twist

By Rebecca Weller

This weeks new products round up is led by Kopparberg, offering a fruity new serve with a twist, alongside new products from Black Sheep Brewery, Urchin Spirits, Eight Lands and Burleighs.

Event announcement: the 2022 Licensee of the Year finalists have been divulged

LOTY 2022 finalists unveiled

By Nikkie Thatcher

The British Institute of Innkeeping (BII)’s Licensee of the Year Award (LOTY) 2022 shortlist has been announced.

Help needed: Sacha Lord calls on the Government to bring forward the beer duty cut planned for next year


'At this moment of acute danger, speed is of the essence'

By Sacha Lord, night-time economy adviser for Greater Manchester

After it emerged that he is spending half a million pounds of taxpayers’ money on a focus group vanity exercise to try to repair his battered image, the Chancellor has finally come forward with a package of support to help people struggling to pay their...

Health and safety: Average food ratings of popular pub names revealed (Getty/zoranm)

Food hygiene ratings for top 10 pub names revealed

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

Ahead of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee weekend, online-training provider High Speed Training has compiled a list of the ten most popular pub names and has calculated an average food hygiene rating for each based on Food Standards Agency data.