Make a splash: will cask ale sales rise again?

A mixed bag for cask ale sales

By Nicholas Robinson

The on-trade offers the optimum place to drink cask ale, yet despite all the work that goes into it, the category is still to realise its full potential – but there is light at the end of the tunnel

Farewell: Mike Benner is leaving SIBA after five years' service

SIBA boss Benner steps down

By Nikkie Sutton

Mike Benner is to leave his role as chief executive of the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) after serving for five years.