Asahi Europe & International (AEI) has announced its desire to demonstrate inclusiveness for alcohol-free lifestyles by aiming for 20% of its portfolio to be made up by alcohol-free products by 2030 as part of the Asahi Legacy 2030 initiative.
JD Wetherspoon (JDW) has announced it “anticipates a ‘break-even’ outcome for profits in the current financial year” in its Q3 trading update, adding like-for-like sales were “slightly positive” for the last two weeks.
BrewDog chief executive and co-founder James Watt has pledged to give £100m of his personal stake in the company to team members, and BrewDog bars will now also share 50% of their profits with those who work in them.
A 24/7 helpline, run by the Drinks Trust, is now available to all members of the Night Time Industries Association (NTIA), as the organisations rally together to combat mental health stigma within the night-time economy.
The UK rum market saw gains of 1.7% in the on trade to January 2022 when compared with 2019 and has become the third largest rum market in the world, according to a recent report by the Campari Group UK.
Heineken pub arm Star Pubs & Bars has announced it will invest £42m into upgrading more than a quarter of its estate during 2022 with particular focus on pub gardens in suburban areas as well as those on high streets and near residential neighbourhoods.
Yesterday (28 April 2022), the very best in training, apprenticeships and wellbeing programmes were recognised at the British Institute of Innkeeping’s (BII) National Innovation in Training Awards (NITAs).
The MA's Ed Bedington catches up with Anglian Country Inns md James Nye to get his take on the week's news, from inflationary pressures, the return to the "new normal" and tackling the recruitment crisis.
Brexit Opportunities Minister Jacob Reese-Mogg has announced a fourth delay in the commencement of post-Brexit checks on EU goods in a move he claimed would save British businesses £1bn in annual costs.
Included in this weeks new products round up are four new beers from Black Sheep Brewery, Beers Without Beards, Signature Brew and Hackney Brewery as well as new offerings from Atopia, Mouton Cadet, Buzzed and Amaro Santoni.
The White Horse in Arlesey, Bedfordshire has reopened following a joint investment from pub owners Greene King Pub Partners and new licensee Hertfields, a local pub and events company run by Steve Birch.
Almost half (48%) of all social media users use these platforms to search for venues when looking to drink and eat out of home, according to the latest GO Tech report from insight expert CGA and tech business Zonal.
New ‘hospitality and late-night economy champions’ should be appointed in Edinburgh and Glasgow, according to the Scottish Beer & Pub Association (SBPA) as part of its manifesto launch ahead of local elections on 5 May.
Pubs, bars and nightclubs in England and Wales are set to have extended opening hours over the June bank holiday to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee; a move heralded as “fantastic news” for the sector.
UKHospitality (UKH) has backed calls for a Government support package to help counter shortages in night-time sector door staff, including assistance in recruitment and training of additional security staff, especially women.
Some 43% of black people say their ethnicity has hindered career progression in the hospitality sector while only 7% of white people believe the same, according to the second edition of the Inside Hospitality report.
Multiple operator Nightcap has hit the acquisition trail hard, buying up a number of sites over the past 12 months, taking it to a 33-strong estate at present, with an additional 23 under offer or in legal negotiations.