The head of London’s Metropolitan police has made the extraordinary claim that drink-related crime should be blamed on bars and pubs, not the people who choose to drink too much.
UK pub operator TCG has selected the British Heart Foundation as its charity for the next 18 months, setting a fundraising goal of £100,000.
A marketing lecturer has developed a piece of technology that can track the decisions of pub goers, helping to determine the most effective pump clips.
A decade of decline in UK beer sales has come to an end following a 1.3% rise in 2014, but the future of UK pubs is still “fragile”.
CAMRA has repeated calls for the UK government to help save the UK pub industry, after figures released today revealed 29 pubs are closing every week.
As JD Wetherspoon reports a like-for-like sales drop, its chairman has called for supermarket alcohol to be taxed at the same rate as pubs.
JD Wetherspoon has come to an agreement with Heineken to serve the brewer’s products again after a month-long disagreement over stocking.
While the UK’s off-trade saw a slight return to growth, sales at pubs, bars and restaurants fell by 3% in the last 12 months.
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.
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.
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