Clean up your act: how is your pub planning for reopening?


The steps to take to reopen your pub

By Emily Hawkins

Flush the beer lines, cleanse your kit and restock the cellar – how to get your pub ready for reopening

How should I reopen my pub?


Preparation is key for reopening

By Ed Bedington

Pubs need to prepare carefully and think about updating their range in the run-up to reopening their operations, experts have advised.

Beer to help: further support is needed to prevent hospitality businesses and jobs being lost, according to Carlsberg


Carlsberg UK launches Covid-19 pub support hub

By Stuart Stone

Carlsberg UK has launched a new digital platform that enables pub regulars to buy from and donate to their local during the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Emotional night: operator Kevin Shepherdson has described last orders at his pub, the Old Horse


Shutdown is ‘a strange new experience for us all’

By Emily Hawkins

Operator Kevin Shepherdson is usually the one asking customers how they are doing, however, in this uncertain time for pubs, roles have reversed and his regulars have been calling up to check in.

Hop Drop o’clock: brewer and operator BrewDog has rolled out a beer and food service in a number of cities

BrewDog launches beer delivery offer

By Emily Hawkins

Scottish brewer and pub operator BrewDog has relaunched its beer delivery service, delivering drinks and a food menu to customers' doorsteps via an app.

Fair play: brewing bodies demand parity with pubs on grants and an allowance to make off-sales


54% of independent brewers unable to access Government support

By Stuart Stone

Both the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) and Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) have called on the Government to offer brewers the same level of support as pubs after a majority of beer makers revealed they’ve been unable to access state support.

Duty bound: pubs can claim money back for ullage but need to follow the recommended beer destruction instructions


BBPA outlines beer destruction rules during Covid-19 crisis

By Stuart Stone

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has released HMRC-approved guidance to help pubs destroy beer without an authorised company representative from a brewery or supplier present during the Covid-19 emergency.

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