Beer

Post-crisis warning: people will remember those who helped and those who put themselves first

Opinion

Pandemic could mean a reboot for humanity not just hospitality

By Andy Slee, chairman of Black Sheep brewery

The fact you’re reading this means pubs and beer play an important part in your life. And, as such, during the past few weeks, we have all had to reassess the meaning of ‘important’, so my thoughts go out to any of you directly affected by Covid-19.

Help is at hand: Diageo has a host of phone lines and online streams to help its customers

In association with Diageo

Diageo shows strong commitment to sector

By The Morning Advertiser

Diageo has unveiled help for its customers through phone lines so they can access financial assistance, equipment care and also live online training.

Knowledge is king: Piers Baker says it’s wrong to squeeze suppliers because it won’t work in the long run

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A few things I’ve learned about the on-trade

By Piers Baker

Piers Baker, of the Sun Inn, Dedham, on the Essex-Suffolk border, explains experience in the pub game is the key to understanding the way business really works.

All for one: a community effort brought the Chequer Inn back into existence

My Pub: the Chequer Inn, Ash, Kent

By Gary Lloyd

Since being saved from redevelopment, Janet Payten and her family have cemented the Chequer Inn’s position as the heart of the community.

Threat to livelihoods: pubcos urged to demonstrate leadership to the wider industry by PCA

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‘Tenants need support of pubcos to survive,’ says PCA

By Stuart Stone

Pubs code adjudicator (PCA) Paul Newby and deputy Fiona Dickie have called on regulated pubcos refusing to waive rent to clarify how they plan to back tied tenants through the ongoing pandemic.

Coronavirus update for pubs 6 April

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Daily bulletin - Monday 6 April

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser's editor Ed Bedington delivers a rundown of the latest news for pubs regarding coronavirus including reaction to the British Beer & Pub Association's statement on the use of grants.

Storage tips: wine bottles often suit being stored on their side while spirits should be stored upright, according to Liam Manton of Alderman’s Drinks

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How to store drinks while pubs are shut

By Stuart Stone

Experts from the British Soft Drinks Association (BSDA), Guinness, Alderman’s Drinks and High Speed Training explain how pubs can best store drink stock left behind during the Covid-19 shutdown.

Company goals: looking after its people is a key priority for North

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‘People and cash flow will get us through’

By Nikkie Thatcher

A focus on the team and cash flow is how North Bar/North Brewing Co is weathering the storm of Covid-19, co-founder Christian Townsley told The Morning Advertiser.