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Wednesday 17 December 2014

Pubs

UK on-trade sees 20th month of growth

UK on-trade sales rose again in November, but it was food rather than drink driving this growth, with London considerably more buoyant than the rest of the country.

Thursday, December 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Camra slams planning loopholes

CAMRA has announced that 600 pubs are now listed as having community value, but says the government is not doing enough to protect public houses.

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Peer blames Muslims for pub decline

A Tory peer has levelled some of the blame for Britain’s pub decline on teetotal Muslim populations, saying it is “exceptionally hard” for publicans.

Friday, December 5th, 2014 11 Comments »

Pub trade welcomes business rate relief

The UK pub trade has welcomed proposals put forward by the Chancellor in his autumn statement to cut business rates for small businesses, including pubs.

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Marston’s Brewery to sell 200 UK pubs

Maston’s has announced plans to dispose of 200 of its pubs in the coming 12 months to focus instead on women and budget family dining.

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 No Comments »

BBPA fears closures from beer-tie vote

Ahead of a vote by MPs today, the British Beer & Pub Association has claimed the “beer-tie” arrangement with landlords is positive.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 No Comments »

MPs to vote on scrapping ‘unfair’ pub law

The UK pub industry could be set for massive reform this week, as MPs will vote on ending the obligation of pubs to buy beer from their owners.

Monday, November 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Villagers storm Co-op in defence of pub

Dozens of villagers staged a supermarket “booze-in” in protest against plans for a 200-year-old pub to be turned into a Co-op.

Friday, November 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Greene King buys Spirit Pub for £773m

Brewer and pub operator Greene King has agreed to fork-out £773.6 million to take over UK company Spirit Pub, making it the largest group in the country.

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 No Comments »

‘Small’ wine serves becoming rarer

Pubs in the UK that break the law by neglecting to offer 125ml servings of wine are becoming more common, a report has revealed.

Friday, October 24th, 2014 2 Comments »

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