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Wednesday 26 November 2014

Pubs

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 »

C&C joins bidding war for UK pub group

Irish cider maker C&C has seen a surprise initial takeover bid for the UK’s Spirit Pub Company rejected in favour of an earlier, lower bidder.

Friday, October 24th, 2014 No Comments »

UK on-trade slashes prices by 7.5%

Up to 15,000 UK pubs, bars and restaurants will today slash their food and drink prices by 7.5% as part of a campaign to persuade the government to cut VAT.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Heineken sells off 111 ‘star’ pubs

Heineken has confirmed the sale of 111 of its “star” pubs to the UK-based pub chain Admiral Taverns.

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Gin set to top Christmas wishlist

Party classics like Champagne are forecast to play second fiddle to spirits this Christmas – most especially gin, according to UK market research.

Monday, September 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Wetherspoon slams pub tax burden

JD Wetherspoon has used a record end of year results announcement to hit out at the tax discrepancy between pubs and supermarkets.

Monday, September 15th, 2014 No Comments »

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