Cost

Taking the strain: Thwaites will absorb additional costs rather than pass them on to pubs and their customers

Brewer announces price freeze for 250 pubs

By Nikkie Sutton

Lancashire-based brewer and operator Thwaites is freezing the price of its beer sold to its tenants across its 250 leased and tenanted estate, for the second year in a row.

Cost increase: Molson Coors and AB InBev have announced price rises for this year

Big brewers announce 2018 price hikes

By Nikkie Sutton

AB InBev and Molson Coors will raise beer prices to above inflation over the next 12 months, making some beers and ciders up to 3.9% more expensive than in 2017.

Inflationary: pubs are facing bigger rises in food and drink costs

7 ways to combat food price inflation in your pub

By James Beeson

Food price inflation is nothing new, and many a pub operator will be used to that one local who sits in the corner complaining that his ploughman’s and pint of bitter is far more expensive than it used to be.

Steady: BT Sport will not restructure its prices when the new business rates come into effect

BT Sport announces price freeze

By Liam Coleman

BT Sport will not raise the prices of its subscription packages when the new business rates are announced in April, the broadcaster has confirmed.

How will 2017's price increases affect the trade?

How will 2017's price increases affect the trade?

By Michelle Perrett

With licensees facing increased expenditure ranging from brewery beer price increases to business rate revamps, what do some of those affected think will happen in the sector?

Wine me up: falling pound has sparked price worries (photo: Mohamed Aymen Bettaieb via Flickr)

BREXIT

Post-Brexit wine price fears: a storm brewing or scaremongering?

By Daniel Woolfson

Wine experts have warned that the severe economic uncertainty left by Britain’s vote to leave the EU is likely to disrupt the UK’s wine industry and raise prices. But how tangible will the knock-on effect be on UK pubs and should licensees be worried?