Hot off the press, the latest pub trade news and industry updates designed to keep the busy licensee informed and up to date.

New Beer Now conference to locate at BeerX in 2017
Aug31

New Beer Now conference to locate at BeerX in 2017

An evolution of the European Beer Bloggers & Writers Conference, the first-ever Beer Now Conference will take place on the 17th to 19th of March next year in Sheffield. In its new home and with its new name, the conference will focus on marketing, tourism, and communications in the modern beer industry. The event takes place at ICE Sheffield, the same venue as, and immediately following BeerX, the UK’s biggest beer and brewing...

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Industry Guide to Good Hygiene Practice: Catering 2016
Jul11

Industry Guide to Good Hygiene Practice: Catering 2016

The industry body, the British Hospitality Association, have today launched an updated version of their guide to good hygiene practice in the catering industry  – The Industry Guide to Good Hygiene Practice: Catering 2016. The first update to the guidelines for 20 years has been recognised by the Food Standards Agency and Food Standards Scotland, with the guide designed to help businesses serve food that’s safe to eat. Recent...

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Is your’s a dog friendly pub?
Jul07

Is your’s a dog friendly pub?

The search is on to find the UK’s most dog friendly places, as the Kennel Club launches its Be Dog Friendly Awards 2016, and once again dog friendly pubs are set to be recognised. If you pride yourselves on your canine compassion it could be your chance to be recognised. The competition, now in its tenth year, is part of the wider Be Dog Friendly campaign which aims to break down barriers for man’s best friend by encouraging more...

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Beer and Cider up their game at Imbibe Live
Jun28

Beer and Cider up their game at Imbibe Live

This year’s Beer & Cider Hub at Imbibe Live will feature some of the best brews from around the world, insightful talks and tasting sessions. World renowned cider maker Tom Oliver will be joining award-winning cider journalist Bill Bradshaw and the National Association of Cider Maker’s Gabe Cook in the Beer & Cider Hub at Imbibe Live 2016, Olympia London, 4 & 5 July. With a much enhanced profile for cider at this year’s...

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New author for the Cask Beer Report
Jun28

New author for the Cask Beer Report

The Cask Beer Report celebrates its 10th anniversary this year and the publication has a new author and a new look to come when it is published in September. Sophie Atherton, national journalist and Britain’s first female beer sommelier, has been passed the authorship baton – and is already in the throes of research. Initiated by the Cask Matters group, the Cask Report has developed significantly from the relatively small...

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Gain insight to grow sales from Westons Cider Report
Jun23

Gain insight to grow sales from Westons Cider Report

Cider sales hit £1.8 billion last year with demand for premium products increasing. These are just some of the findings in a new report from Westons Cider that identifies opportunities for licensees and suggests ways to drive growth in Cider sales. Developed over six months, the report draws together and interprets a wealth of research and market data from organisations including on-trade specialists CGA Strategy. Its aim is to help...

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